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Puesto Almendra, Gran Barranca, Chubut, Argentina (Oligocene of Argentina)

Also known as APS level, Astraponotéen plus supérieure, Lago Colhué Huapí

Where: Chubut, Argentina (45.5° S, 69.0° W: paleocoordinates 47.3° S, 60.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Early/Lower Oligocene (33.9 - 28.4 Ma)

• "APS" level is Tinguirirican; also referred to as pre-Deseadan, post-Mustersan

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: permineralized

Reposited in the MACN

Primary reference: R. Hitz, M. Reguero, A. R. Wyss and J. J. Flynn. 2000. New interatheriines (Interatheriidae, Notoungulata) from the Paleogene of Central Chile and Southern Argentina. Fieldiana: Geology (New Series) 42:1-26 [D. Croft/D. Croft/D. Croft] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38611: authorized by Darin Croft, entered by Darin Croft on 26.04.2004, edited by Jelle Zijlstra

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