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Playa Kiy (Miocene of Uruguay)

Also known as Kiy Beach

Where: San Jos, Uruguay (34.7° S, 56.8° W: paleocoordinates 34.8° S, 54.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: San Pedro Member (Camacho Formation), Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

• Also known as Kiy Formation

Environment/lithology: fluvial-deltaic; gray, green, sandy mudstone

Preservation: permineralized

Primary reference: A. Rinderknecht, D. Perea, and H.G. McDonald. 2007. A New Mylodontinae (Mammalia, Xenarthra) from the Camacho Formation (Late Miocene), Uruguay. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 27(3):744-747 [D. Croft/B. Kaphingst] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 79347: authorized by Darin Croft, entered by Bettina Kaphingst on 03.03.2008, edited by Juan Carrillo

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