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Crato (DNPM collection) (Cretaceous of Brazil)

Where: Ceará, Brazil (7.1° S, 39.7° W: paleocoordinates 8.6° S, 8.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Crato Formation (Araripe Group), Late/Upper Aptian (122.5 - 112.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; lithified carbonate

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collection methods: Repository: Secao de Paleontologia da Divisao de Geologia e Mineralogia do Departmento Nacional da Producao Mineral, Rio de Janeiro (DNPM or DGM)

Primary reference: I. M. Brito. 1987. Nota preliminar sobre uma nova Efemera do Cretaceo do Ceara (Insecta Ephemeroptera). Anais do X Congresso Brasileiro de Paleontologia 593-597 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 124526: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 17.02.2012, edited by Jered Karr

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