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Atalaia (Miocene of Brazil)

Also known as Salinopolis; Salinópolis

Where: Para, Brazil (0.6° S, 47.3° W: paleocoordinates 0.6° S, 43.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Pirabas Formation, Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 16.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: P. M. Toledo. 1989. Sobre novos achados de sirenios (Sirenotherium pirabense Paula Couto, 1976) na Formacao Pirabas (Para, Brasil). Boletim do Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi Serie Ciencias da Terra 1(1):5-10 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 58454: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 07.02.2006, edited by Philip Mannion

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