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Upper Beds - west side of Scarritt Pocket ( of Argentina)

Where: Chubut, Argentina (44.7° S, 68.4° W: paleocoordinates 45.9° S, 61.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Sarmiento Group, Deseadan (29.0 - 21.0 Ma)

• The lava flow, Beta, overlies the Crater Lake Beds, and it is overlain by a nodular tuff.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R.G. Chaffee. 1952. The Deseadan vertebrate fauna of the Scarritt Pocket, Patagonia. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 98:505-562 [J. Alroy/J. Wertheim/J. Wertheim] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 49851: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Jill Wertheim on 28.04.2005, edited by Jelle Zijlstra

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