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Salicas Formation, Sierra de Velasco, La Rioja, Argentina (Miocene of Argentina)

Where: La Rioja, Argentina (28.3° S, 67.0° W: paleocoordinates 28.6° S, 64.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Salicas Formation, Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; brown sandstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: permineralized

Collection methods: Centro Regional de Investigaciones Cientificas y Transferencia Tecnológica de La Rioja, Sección Paleozoología

Primary reference: A. A. Tauber. 2005. Mamíferos fósiles y edad de la Formación Salicas (Mioceno tardío) de la sierra de Velasco, La Rioja, Argentina. Ameghiniana 42(2):443-460 [D. Croft/D. Croft] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 55596: authorized by Darin Croft, entered by Darin Croft on 01.11.2005, edited by Juan Carrillo and Evangelos Vlachos

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