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Barranca Parodi (Zone of Akodon (Akodon) lorenzinii) (Pliocene of Argentina)

Also known as beds from paleosol 9 to paleosol 11 of Zarate, 1989

Where: Buenos Aires, Argentina (38.1° S, 57.7° W: paleocoordinates 38.2° S, 56.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Zone of Akodon (Akodon) lorenzinii zone, Vorohuen Formation, Late/Upper Pliocene (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)

• This zone is the biostratigraphic basis for the Vorohuean.

•roughly the Vorohuen “Formation” of Kraglievich, 1952

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; paleosol/pedogenic lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: A. L. Cione and E. P. Tonni. 1996. Reassesment of the Pliocene-Pleistocene continental time scale of Southern South America. Correlation of the type Chapadmalalan with Bolivian sections. Journal of South American Earth Sciences 9(3/4):221-236 [P. Mannion/M. Kouvari/M. Kouvari] more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 199157: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Miranta Kouvari on 23.01.2019

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