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Los Dedos, Pliocene (Pliocene of Chile)

Where: Chile (27.2° S, 70.9° W: paleocoordinates 27.3° S, 69.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Bahia Inglesa Formation, Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; sandstone and mudstone

• coquina sandstone and mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. F. Chavez-Hoffmeister. 2005. Nuevos registros de aves fosiles en la Formacion Bahia Inclesa (Mioceno-Plioceno), Region de Atacama, Chile. Congreso Chileno de Ornitologia VIII:47 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 100173: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 01.12.2010

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