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Locality III, Tapera de López, Riconada de los López (Eocene of Argentina)

Where: Chubut, Argentina (44.4° S, 68.7° W: paleocoordinates 46.9° S, 59.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• Barrancan SALMA - Middle Eocene

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by Scarritt Expedition in 1933; reposited in the AMNH

Primary reference: L. G. Marshall, R. L. Cifelli, R. E. Drake and G. H. Curtis. 1986. Vertebrate paleontology, geology, and geochronology of the Tapera de López and Scarritt Pocket, Chubut Province, Argentina. Journal of Paleontology 60(4):920-951 [D. Croft/D. Croft/D. Croft] more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 49900: authorized by Darin Croft, entered by Darin Croft on 01.05.2005

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