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Rio Acre (Miocene of Brazil)

Where: Acre, Brazil (10.1° S, 66.9° W: paleocoordinates 10.4° S, 64.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Solimoes Formation, Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-deltaic; siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: J. B. Villanueva, C. Muizon, and J. P. Souza Filho. 1990. Novos achados de cetaceos longirrostros no Neogeno do Acre, Brasil. Boletim do Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi, Ciencias da Terra 2:59-64 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 55602: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 01.11.2005, edited by Juan Carrillo

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