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Chipata, Santander (Cretaceous of Colombia)

Where: Colombia (6.1° N, 73.6° W: paleocoordinates 3.6° N, 42.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Aptian (125.5 - 112.6 Ma)

• "Unfortunately Creutzberg did not study the precise stratigraphy of the localities from which he collected the fossils; only stages are indicated on the specimens' labels." Aptian (?middle Aptian)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine

• no information given

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: the fossils were collected by Peter Hans Creutzberg during the years 1967 to 1976

Primary reference: M. V. Kakabadze and P. J. Hoedemaeker. 1997. New and less known Barremian-Albian Ammonites from Colombia. Scripta Geologica 114:57-117 [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg/S. Nurnberg] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 69075: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 16.02.2007

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