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Baliza Chica (Pleistocene of Argentina)

Where: Buenos Aires, Argentina (38.3° S, 57.8° W: paleocoordinates 38.3° S, 57.5° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Ensenadan mammal zone, Vorohué Formation, Ensenadan (1.2 - 0.8 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; sandy siltstone and gray, green, sandy claystone

• The middle levels comprise facies of alluvial events represented by sandy silts with different degree of aquatic reworking.

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the MLP

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: A. E. Zurita, L. H. Soibelzon, E. Soibelzon, G. M. Gasparini, M. M. Cenizo and H. Arzani. 2010. Accesory protection structures in Glyptodon Owen (Xenarthra, Cingulata, Glyptodontidae). Annales de Paleontologie 96(1):1-11 [C. Jaramillo/J. Carrillo] more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 142141: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Juan Carrillo on 06.04.2013

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