Rio Aguaytia (Miocene to of Peru)

Where: Loreto, Peru (8.6° S, 75.2° W: paleocoordinates 9.2° S, 72.4° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Miocene to Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 2.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; gray, sandy shale

• "heavily bedded"

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, original carbon

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: E. W. Berry. 1925. Tertiary plants from Eastern Peru. The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Geology 6:163-181 [E. Kowalski/E. Kowalski/E. Kowalski]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 31226: authorized by Elizabeth Kowalski, entered by Elizabeth Kowalski on 24.04.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Dilleniales - Dilleniaceae
 Lamiales - Bignoniaceae
Bignonites americanum n. sp. trumpet vine
 Malpighiales - Malpighiaceae
 Fabales - Fabaceae
Cassia bassleri n. sp. legume
Cassia aguaytiensis n. sp. legume
 Rosales - Ulmaceae
 Rosales - Mimosaceae
 Rosales - Cannabaceae
 Malvales - Malvaceae
Guazuma teriaria n. sp. mallow