Km 104 - Arroyo Saladillo (Miocene of Argentina)

Where: Tucumán, Argentina (27.0° S, 65.7° W: paleocoordinates 27.4° S, 62.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: San José Formation (Santa María Group), Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified shale and lithified, fine-grained sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by B. Soria & J. Durango

Collection methods: bulk, mechanical,

• Repositorio: Colecciones de la Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales y Agrimensura de la Universidad Nacional del Nordeste.

Primary reference: L. M. Anzótegui. 2002. Hojas de Myrtaceae de la Formación San José (Mioceno Medio), provincia de Tucumán, Argentina. Ameghiniana 39(3):321-330 [C. Jaramillo/J. Ceballos/A. Cardenas ]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138727: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Juliana Ceballos on 26.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Magnoliopsida
 Myrtales - Myrtaceae