Mirhoja, Mirador Mesa (Miocene to of Argentina)

Where: Chubut, Argentina (42.3° S, 70.0° W: paleocoordinates 42.8° S, 65.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Miocene to Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; tuffaceous siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: E. W. Berry. 1925. A Miocene flora from Patagonia. The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Geology 6:183-251 [E. Kowalski/E. Kowalski/E. Kowalski]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 32098: authorized by Elizabeth Kowalski, entered by Elizabeth Kowalski on 04.06.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Dicotyledonae
 Rhamnales - Rosidae
 Dilleniales - Dilleniidae
 Urticales - Dilleniidae
Celtis ameghenoi n. sp. hackberry
 Scrophulariales - Asteridae
 Juglandales - Hamamelidae
Myrica mira n. sp. Berry 1925
Magnoliopsida
 Gentianales - Loganiaceae
 Fabales - Leguminosae
 Sapindales - Anacardiaceae
Schinopsis patagonica n. sp. cashew
 Sapindales - Sapindaceae
 Eudicot -
Sterculia patagonica n. sp. Menéndez 1959
Carpolithus
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Poacites
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Poacites sp. Brongniart 1822
Nectandra
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Nectandra patagonica n. sp. Berry 1925