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Kambul (Neogene of Mexico)

Also known as Noc Ac

Where: Yucatan, Mexico (21.1° N, 89.7° W: paleocoordinates 21.3° N, 88.1° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Carrillo Puerto Formation, Hemphillian (10.3 - 4.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; shelly/skeletal, white limestone

• white shelly limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: D. P. Domning. 1989. Fossil Sirenia of the West Atlantic and Caribbean region. III. Xenosiren yucateca, gen. et sp. nov. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 9(4):429-437 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 58451: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 07.02.2006

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