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85-HN-13, Huanincocha (Triassic to of Peru)

Where: Peru (10.9° S, 75.9° W: paleocoordinates 20.9° S, 42.7° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Chambara Formation (Pucara Group), Alaunian to Alaunian (215.6 - 205.6 Ma)

• HN-13 yielded mid-late Norian conodonts (indeterminate Epigondolella fragment). Base of unit 15 of measured section.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified, dolomitic, ooidal, shelly/skeletal grainstone

• Thick-bedded, bioclastic dolomitic limestone characterized by planar and trough cross-bedded oolitic crinoidal and molluscan grainstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: recrystallized, replaced with silica

Collected by B. Senowbari-Daryan, G. Stanley in 1985; reposited in the UMMP

Collection methods: chemical

Primary reference: B. Senowbari-Daryan. 1994. Mesozoic sponges of the Pucara Group, Peru. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 233:57-74 [W. Kiessling/B. Brenneis/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36993: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Benjamin Brenneis on 23.02.2004

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