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Paso Córdoba (Miocene of Argentina)

Also known as Chichinales

Where: Río Negro, Argentina (39.1° S, 67.8° W: paleocoordinates 39.9° S, 61.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Chichinales Formation, Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 16.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; volcaniclastic sediments

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Reposited in the MLP

Primary reference: C. Barrio, A. A. Carlini, and F. J. Goin. 1989. Litogénesis y antigüedad de la Formación Chichinales de Paso Córdoba (Río Negro, Argentina). Actas, IV Congreso Argentino de Paleontología y Bioestratigrafía, Mendoza 4(4):149-156 [D. Croft/D. Croft] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 89093: authorized by Darin Croft, entered by Darin Croft on 04.05.2009, edited by Juan Carrillo, Jelle Zijlstra and Evangelos Vlachos

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