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Umala, La Paz, Bolivia (Pliocene of Bolivia)

Where: La Paz, Bolivia (18.8° S, 66.2° W: paleocoordinates 18.9° S, 65.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Umala Formation, Early/Lower Pliocene (5.3 - 3.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: L. G. Marshall and T. Sempere. 1991. The Eocene to Pleistocene vertebrates of Bolivia and their stratigraphic context: a review. In R. Suárez-Soruco (ed.), Fósiles y Facies de Bolivia - Vol. 1 Vertebrados (Revista Ténica de YPFB) 12(3-4):631-652 [D. Croft/D. Weinstein/S. Bruning] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 70641: authorized by Darin Croft, entered by Deborah Weinstein on 01.04.2007, edited by Carlos Jaramillo

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