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Achiri (Miocene of Bolivia)

Where: La Paz, Bolivia (17.2° S, 69.0° W: paleocoordinates 17.5° S, 67.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Huayquerian mammal zone, 6 Member (Mauri Formation), Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: P.-A. Saint-André. 1996. Deux nouveaux édentés (Mammalia, Xenarthra) Trachycalyptoides achirense nov gen et nov sp (Glyptodontidae, Sclerocalyptinae) et Xyophorus villarroeli nov sp (Megatheriidae, Nothrotheriinae) du Huayquérien (Miocène supérieur) de l'Altiplano bolivien. Bulletin du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Section C: Sciences de la Terre: Paleontologie, Geologie, Mineralogie 4(18):79-106 [D. Croft/D. Croft] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 90023: authorized by Darin Croft, entered by Darin Croft on 29.06.2009, edited by Andrés Cardenas and Jelle Zijlstra

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