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Pilcaniyeu Viejo (Miocene of Argentina)

Where: Rio Negro, Argentina (41.2° S, 70.7° W: paleocoordinates 41.7° S, 66.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Collon Cura Formation, Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: A. M. Albino. 1996. Snakes from the Miocene of Patagonia (Argentina) Part I: The Booidea. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 199(3):417-434 [J. Head/J. Head] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 61265: authorized by Jason Head, entered by Jason Head on 02.06.2006

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