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Confluence of the Laguna and Casa Grande Rivers, Mina Aguilar (Eocene of Argentina)

Where: Jujuy, Argentina (23.3° S, 65.6° W: paleocoordinates 25.6° S, 56.4° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Vacan mammal zone, Lumbrera Formation (Salta Group), Middle Eocene (48.6 - 37.2 Ma)

• Lumbrera Formation, below Faja Verde Inferior = Lower Lumbrera assemblage, Vacan SALMA (subdivision of Casamayoran)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J. Fernández; reposited in the MLP

• Museo de La Plata collection

Primary reference: Z. Gasparini. 1984. New Tertiary Sebecosuchia (Crocodylia: Mesosuchia) from Argentina. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 4(1):85-95 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 92655: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 23.11.2009

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