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Arroyo La Petra (Miocene of Argentina)

Where: San Luis, Argentina (33.3° S, 65.9° W: paleocoordinates 33.5° S, 63.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Río Quinto Formation, Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; fine, red sandstone

Primary reference: E. Cerdeño, J. Chiesa, and G. Ojeda. 2008. Presence of Oxyodontherium (Macraucheniidae, Litopterna) in the Río Quinto Formation, San Luis (Argentina). Journal of South American Earth Sciences 25:217-226 [D. Croft/D. Croft] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 79508: authorized by Darin Croft, entered by Darin Croft on 11.03.2008

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