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Santa Rosalia (Pliocene of Mexico)

Where: Baja California Sur, Mexico (27.3° N, 112.3° W: paleocoordinates 27.1° N, 111.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Tirabuzon Formation, Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

• middle Pliocene

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithology not reported

• high energy, warm water

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: L. G. Barnes. 1998. The sequence of fossil marine mammal assemblages in Mexico. Avances en investigacion 1 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 57779: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 22.12.2005

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