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Yauca (Pliocene of Peru)

Where: Arequipa, Peru (15.7° S, 74.5° W: paleocoordinates 15.8° S, 73.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Pisco Formation, Piacenzian (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; diatomaceous sandstone

Primary reference: M. Urbina and M. Stucchi. 2005. Los cormoranes (Aves: Phalacrocoracidae) del Mio-Plioceno de la Formacion Pisco, Peru. Boletin de la Sociedad Geologica del Peru 99:41-49 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 67634: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 29.11.2006

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