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Casimba (Pleistocene of Cuba)

Where: Cuba (20.5° N, 75.8° W: paleocoordinates 20.5° N, 75.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution


Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: The primary ref for this collection is not the first place these fossils were mentioned, but the two "background" references are an abstract and a general discussion of S. A. mammals

Primary reference: W. D. Matthew. 1931. Genera and new species of ground sloths from the Pleistocene of Cuba. American Museum Novitates 511:1-5 [J. Alroy/E. Leckey/J. Alroy] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37704: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 22.03.2004

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