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Puerto Visser - Bahía Bustamante (Paleocene of Argentina)

Where: Chubut, Argentina (45.3° S, 67.0° W: paleocoordinates 48.0° S, 56.5° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Carodnian mammal zone, Peñas Coloradas Formation (Rio Chico Group), Middle Paleocene (61.7 - 58.7 Ma)

• Informal Carodnian zone, between Peligran and Itaboraian SALMA. Approximately correlative to the Selandian (Woodburne et al. 2014)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: MPEF-PV: Museo Paleontolo´gico Egidio Feruglio, Trelew, Argentina

Primary reference: J. N. Gelfo, G. M. López, and M. Bond. 2008. A new Xenungulata (Mammalia) from the Paleocene of Patagonia Argentina. Journal of Paleontology 82(2):329-335 [D. Croft/D. Croft] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 79348: authorized by Darin Croft, entered by Darin Croft on 03.03.2008

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