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Santa Maria Valley Andalhuala Fm (Neogene to of Argentina)

Also known as Bajo de Andalhuala (informal Araucanense)

Where: Catamarca, Argentina (26.7° S, 66.0° W: paleocoordinates 26.8° S, 64.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Andalhuala Formation, Montehermosan to Montehermosan (6.8 - 3.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: The complete pes of the holotype of P. bergi (MLP 2-66) is housed in the collection of Departamento Científico de Paleontología de Vertebrados, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina.

Primary reference: M. A. Reguero and A. M. Candela. 2011. Late cenozoic mammals from the northwest of Argentina. In J. A: Salfity, R. A. Marquillas (eds.), Cenozoic geology of the Central Andes of Argentina 411-426 [C. Jaramillo/J. Carrillo] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 157795: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Juan Carrillo on 04.07.2014, edited by Jelle Zijlstra, Mark Uhen, Evangelos Vlachos and Miranta Kouvari

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