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Lethem tracksite (Takutu) (Jurassic to of Guyana)

Also known as Leonardi locality 87

Where: Upper Takutu-Upper Eseequibo, Guyana (3.0° N, 59.7° W: paleocoordinates 3.2° N, 27.4° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Takutu Formation (Rewa Group), Late/Upper Jurassic to Late/Upper Jurassic (161.2 - 99.7 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: trace

Collected by J. W. Carter

• discovered by J. W. Carter, identified by W. E. Swinton

Primary reference: R. B. McConnell, D. M. Smith, and J. P. Berrange. 1969. Geological and geophysical evidence for a rift valley in the Guiana Shield. Geologie en Mijnbouw 48(2):189-199 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 85832: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 16.01.2009

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