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Pongo de Rentema (Cretaceous to of Peru)

Also known as Pongo de Tentema

Where: Amazonas, Peru (5.5° S, 78.6° W: paleocoordinates 7.5° S, 60.6° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Fundo El Triunfo Member (Bagua Formation), Middle Campanian to Middle Campanian (84.9 - 66.0 Ma)

• unnamed "Lower Red Beds"

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; red, conglomeratic sandstone

• "microconglomeratic beds"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Collection methods: bulk, quarrying, surface (float), surface (in situ), sieve,

Primary reference: T. Mourier, P. Bengtson, M. Bonhomme, E. Buge, H. Cappetta, J.-Y. Crochet, M. Feist, K. F. Hirsch, E. Jaillard, G. Laubacher, J. P. Lefranc, M. Moullade, C. Noblet, D. Pons, J. Rey, B. Sigé, Y. Tambareau and P. Taquet. 1988. The Upper Cretaceous–Lower Tertiary marine to continental transition in the Bagua Basin, northern Peru: paleontology, biostratigraphy, radiometry, correlations. Newsletters on Stratigraphy 19(3):143-177 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 51672: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 09.06.2005

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