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Jakokkota flora (Miocene to of Bolivia)

Where: Bolivia (17.1° S, 69.2° W: paleocoordinates 17.4° S, 66.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Mauri Formation, Middle Miocene to Middle Miocene (16.0 - 5.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; graded, silty, sandy siltstone and sandstone

• Found on the Cerro Jakokkota, in the Bolivian Altiplano

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: K. M. Gregory-Wodzicki, W. C. McIntosh, and K. Velasquez. 1998. Climatic and tectonic implications of the late Miocene Jakokkota flora, Bolivian Altiplano. Journal of South American Earth Sciences 11(6):533-560 [E. Kowalski/E. Kowalski/E. Kowalski] more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 31114: authorized by Elizabeth Kowalski, entered by Elizabeth Kowalski on 14.04.2003

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