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Sao Joao de Pirabas (Miocene of Brazil)

Also known as Ilha de Fortaleza; So Joo de Pirabas

Where: Para, Brazil (0.5° S, 48.2° W: paleocoordinates 0.5° S, 44.1° W)

• coordinate stated in text

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: C. Paula Couto. 1967. Contribuicao a paleontologia do Estado do Para. Um Sirenio na Formacao Pirabas. Atas so Simposio Sobre a Biota Amazonica 1:345-357 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 65162: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 19.09.2006, edited by Philip Mannion and Austin Hendy

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