Also known as CRB123
Where: Esmeraldas, Ecuador (0.6° S, 80.5° W: paleocoordinates 0.8° S, 79.7° W)
• coordinate stated in text
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Upper Member (Onzole Formation), Zanclean (5.3 - 3.6 Ma)
• Age after Boessenecker et al., 2019.
•Onzole Fm. considered Miocene in Longbottom (1979). Most recently, Punta La Colorada locality has been considered Pliocene by Cione et al. 2007, based on Aalto and Miller, 1999.
• bed-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported
Size class: macrofossils
Reposited in the BMNH
Primary reference: A. E. Longbottom. 1979. Miocene Sharks' teeth from Ecuador. Bulletin of The British Museum (Natural History) Geology 32:57-70 [C. Jaramillo/C. Pimiento] more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 151705: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Catalina Pimiento on 10.10.2013
Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)