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Santa Fé Farm (Oligocene to of Brazil)

Also known as Tremembé

Where: São Paulo, Brazil (22.5° S, 45.5° W: paleocoordinates 22.5° S, 40.1° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Tremembé Formation, Late/Upper Oligocene to Late/Upper Oligocene (28.4 - 16.0 Ma)

• "about 4 m below the most superficial level of shales... late Oligocene or early Miocene"

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; bentonitic claystone

• "lake deposits"
• "montmorillonitic clay"

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying,

• Museu de História Natural de Taubaté (MHNT) collection

Primary reference: S. L. Olson and H. M. F. Alvarenga. 2002. A new genus of small teratorn from the Middle Tertiary of the Taubaté Basin, Brazil (Aves: Teratornithidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 115(4):701-705 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 85172: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 04.12.2008

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