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Cañadón Vaca (Eocene of Argentina)

Where: Chubut, Argentina (45.3° S, 68.0° W: paleocoordinates 47.8° S, 58.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Vacan zone, Sarmiento Formation, Middle Eocene (48.6 - 37.2 Ma)

• Sarmiento Formation, Vacan SALMA (a subdivision of the Casamayoran SALMA), middle Eocene (Woodburne et al. 2014).

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: permineralized

Reposited in the MACN

Primary reference: M. F. Soria. 1980. Una nueva y problemática forma de ungulado del Casamayorense. Actas del Segundo Congreso Argentino de Paleontología y Bioestratigrafía y Primer Congreso Latinoamericano de Paleontología II:193-203 [D. Croft/D. Croft/D. Croft] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 44956: authorized by Darin Croft, entered by Darin Croft on 22.09.2004, edited by Mark Uhen, Richard Butler, Jelle Zijlstra and Evangelos Vlachos

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