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Playa Villarino (Miocene of Argentina)

Where: Chubut, Argentina (42.4° S, 64.3° W: paleocoordinates 42.6° S, 61.6° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Puerto Madryn Formation, Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)

• early late Miocene

Environment/lithology: marine

Primary reference: C. Acosta Hospitaleche, C. Tambussi, M. Donato and M. Cozzuol. 2007. A new Miocene penguin from Patagonia and its phylogenetic relationships. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 52(2):299-314 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 74614: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 16.08.2007

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