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Bajo Palangana, Chubut, Argentina (Paleocene of Argentina)

Where: Chubut, Argentina (45.5° S, 67.3° W: paleocoordinates 48.1° S, 56.9° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Koluel-Kaike Formation (Río Chico Group), Late/Upper Paleocene (58.7 - 55.8 Ma)

• Riochican South American Land Mammal Age

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: permineralized

Reposited in the MLP

• Specimens deposited at MLP include those collected by Ing. José Brandmayr in 1930, by Juan A. Pisano in 1961, and by W.D. Turnbull and M. McKenna in 1979. Additional specimens are deposited in Padua, Italy (those collected by E. Feruglio in the 1930s) and at the Universidad Nacional de la Patagonia "San Juan Bosco" in Comodoro Rivadavia (those collected by by V. Escribano and M.S. April in the 1980s).

Primary reference: F. J. Goin, A. M. Candela, M. Bond, R. Pascual, and V. Escribano. 1998. Una nueva "comadreja" (Mammalia, Marsupialia, ?Polydolopimorphia) del Paleoceno de Patagonia, Argentina. in S. Casadía, ed., Paleógeno de América del Sur y de la Península Antártica 71-78 [D. Croft/D. Croft/D. Croft] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 52703: authorized by Darin Croft, entered by Darin Croft on 17.08.2005, edited by Evangelos Vlachos

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