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Paracas Bay (Eocene of Peru)

Where: Peru (13.9° S, 76.2° W: paleocoordinates 16.3° S, 68.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

When: Otuma Formation, Priabonian (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithology not reported

• fine sediment

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: R. Marocco and C. d.e. Muizon. 1988. Los vertebrados del Neogeno de La Costa Sur del Perú: Ambiente sedimentario y condiciones de fosilización. Bulletin de l'Institut Frances d'Etudes Andines 17(2):105-117 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 63838: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 22.08.2006

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