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Choquecota, Oruro, Bolivia (Miocene of Bolivia)

Also known as Totora, Oruro, Bolivia

Where: Oruro, Bolivia (18.1° S, 67.9° W: paleocoordinates 18.6° S, 64.6° W)

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

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: permineralized

Primary reference: L. G. Marshall and T. Sempere. 1991. The Eocene to Pleistocene vertebrates of Bolivia and their stratigraphic context: a review. Fósiles y Facies de Bolivia - Vol. 1 Vertebrados (Revista Ténica de YPFB) 12(3-4):631-652 [D. Croft/D. Weinstein] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 68477: authorized by Darin Croft, entered by Deborah Weinstein on 23.01.2007

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