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Quebrada Agua Blanca (Pleistocene of Argentina)

Where: Salta, Argentina (24.3° S, 66.9° W: paleocoordinates 24.2° S, 66.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Chaco Formation, Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

• Upper Chaco beds

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; concretionary sandstone

• Hard sandstone concretion

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by D. C. Herrell in 1934; reposited in the FMNH

• Presented to the Field Museum by the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey, through the courtesy of Dr. Eugene Stebbinger

Primary reference: B. Patterson. 1936. Caiman latirostris from the Pleistocene of Argentina, and a Summary of South American Cenozoic Crocodilia. Herpetologica 1(2):43-54 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 144517: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 09.05.2013

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