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Rio las Lenas (Miocene of Chile)

Where: Chile (34.2° S, 70.1° W: paleocoordinates 35.0° S, 64.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Abanico Formation, Colhuehuapian (21.0 - 17.5 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: J. J. Flynn, A. R. Wyss, R. Charrier and C. C. Swisher. 1995. An Early Miocene anthropoid skull from the Chilean Andes. Nature 373(6515):603-607 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/J. Zijlstra] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 95645: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 21.04.2010

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