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Crato (Cretaceous of Brazil)

Where: Ceará, Brazil (7.2° S, 39.4° W: paleocoordinates 12.2° S, 10.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Santana Formation (Araripe Group), Albian (112.6 - 99.7 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: E. S. Gaffney, H. Tong, and P. A. Meylan. 2006. Evolution of the side-necked turtles: The families Bothremydidae, Euraxemydidae, and Araripemydidae. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 300:1-318 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 83306: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 17.08.2008, edited by Evangelos Vlachos and Roger Benson

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