Where: El Salvador (13.8° N, 89.2° W: paleocoordinates 13.8° N, 89.1° W)
• coordinate stated in text
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Early/Lower Pleistocene to Early/Lower Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.1 Ma)
• "two successive bonbeds... The entire fossiliferous package... is approximately 1.6 m. thick... The lower bonebed is approximately 0.9 m thick and the majority of the vertebrates were collected here... The upper bonebed is approximately 0.7 m thick."
• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: terrestrial; unlithified, brown ash
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: "several hundred specimens... a sample of the most relevant specimens" is described; "All specimens are held at MUHNES, in San Salvador."
Primary reference: J. C. Cisneros. 2005. New Pleistocene vertebrate fauna from El Salvador. Revista Brasileira de Paleontologia 8(3):239-255 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details
Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis
PaleoDB collection 70118: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 17.03.2007, edited by Juan Carrillo
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