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Casa el Jebe (Miocene to of Venezuela)

Where: Falcon, Venezuela (11.3° N, 70.3° W: paleocoordinates 11.0° N, 69.0° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Chiguaje Member (Codore Formation), Late/Upper Miocene to Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 2.6 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: G. Aguirre-Fernández, G. B. Mennecart, M. R. Sánchez-Villagra, R. Sanchez, and L. Costeur. 1985. A dolphin fossil ear bone from the northern Neotropics—insights into habitat transitions in iniid evolution. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 37(3):e1315817 [M. Uhen/F. Villegas-Garin/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 155791: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 02.05.2014, edited by Mark Uhen

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