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Aguas Chiquitas (Paleocene to of Argentina)

Where: Tucumán, Argentina (26.7° S, 65.4° W: paleocoordinates 29.3° S, 54.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Río Loro Formation, Late/Upper Paleocene to Late/Upper Paleocene (58.7 - 48.6 Ma)

• Located in lower section of the formation, Riochican SALMA. Following Flynn and Swisher (1995), Riochican is late Paleocene.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: permineralized

Collection methods: Specimens deposited in Paleontología de Vertebrados, Fundación "Miguel Lillo" Tucumán

Primary reference: M. F. Soria. 1989. El primer Notoungulata de la Formación Rio Loro (Paleoceno medio), Provincia de Tucumán, Republica Argentina. Ameghiniana 26(3-4):145-151 [D. Croft/D. Croft/D. Croft] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 41607: authorized by Darin Croft, entered by Darin Croft on 18.07.2004, edited by Philip Mannion

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