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Vaca Mahuida Facies IV-US3 (Vertebrates) (Eocene of Argentina)

Where: La Pampa, Argentina (37.8° S, 66.1° W: paleocoordinates 40.3° S, 56.3° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Eocene (55.8 - 33.9 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; fine-grained, gray sandstone and fine-grained, tuffaceous, gray sandstone

• Fine reddish-gray massive slightly consolidated sandstone and fine tuffaceous sandstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: R. Melchor, S. Casadio, and G. Visconti. 1992. Analisis estratigrafico secuencial de los depositos lacustres Eocenos de la Formacion Vaca Mahuida, SO de la provincia de La Pampa, Argentina. Cuarta Reunion Argentina de Sedimentologia 1:151-158 [J. Alroy/J. Wertheim/J. Wertheim] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 45418: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Jill Wertheim on 21.10.2004

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