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Moquegua, Upper Moquega Formation, Peru (Oligocene to of Peru)

Also known as Cerro Pan de Az˙car, Cerro Mono

Where: Moquegua, Peru (17.2° S, 71.0° W: paleocoordinates 18.3° S, 65.9° W)

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When: Upper Moquegua Formation, Late/Upper Oligocene to Late/Upper Oligocene (28.4 - 16.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: permineralized

Collection methods: Museo de Historia Natural, Lima

Primary reference: B. J. Shockey, R. Salas, R. Quispe, A. Flores, E. J. Sargis, J. Acosta, A. Pino, N. J. Jarica, and M. Urbina. 2006. Discovery of Deseadan fossils in the upper Moquegua Formation (late Oligocene - ?early Miocene) of southern Peru. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 26(1):205-208 [D. Croft/D. Croft] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 59940: authorized by Darin Croft, entered by Darin Croft on 22.04.2006

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