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Diamente Department (Pliocene of Argentina)

Where: Entre Rios, Argentina (32.7° S, 60.6° W: paleocoordinates 32.7° S, 59.8° W)

When: Alvear Formation (Punta Gorda Group), Late/Upper Pliocene (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; gray, green siltstone and calcareous conglomerate

Preservation: permineralized

Primary reference: A. M. Candela, J. I. Noriega, and M. A. Reguero. 2007. The First Pliocene Mammals from the Northeast (Mesopotamia) of Argentina: Biostratigraphic and Paleoenvironmental Significance. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 27(2):476-483 [D. Croft/B. Kaphingst] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 79631: authorized by Darin Croft, entered by Bettina Kaphingst on 16.03.2008

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