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Puerta del Diablo (Miocene to of Argentina)

Where: Rio Negro, Argentina (40.3° S, 65.3° W: paleocoordinates 40.5° S, 62.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Puerta del Diablo Formation, Late/Upper Miocene to Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 3.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Most of the Argentinian specimens mentioned in this paper are deposited at the Museo de La Plata, La Plata. Most Chilean specimens mentioned here are deposited at the Laboratorio de Biologfa, Santiago, Universidad de Chile.

Primary reference: G. Arratia and A. Cione. 1996. The Record of Fossil Fishes of Southern South America. Munchner Geowiss Abh 30:9-72 [C. Jaramillo/C. Pimiento] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 162669: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Catalina Pimiento on 01.10.2014

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