Where: Chubut, Argentina (42.3° S, 64.1° W: paleocoordinates 42.4° S, 61.7° W)
• coordinate estimated from map
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Entrerriense Formation, Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)
• Entrerriense Formation. This is tentatively placed in the early Late Miocene, as revealed by the presence of typical warm-water genera, with notable generica affinities to the Panamanian, Carribean, and Neozelandic bioprovinces, associated with paleoaustral and cosmopolitan genera. The formation may be correlated with the Parana Formation (Entre Rios), Camacho Formation (Uruguay), and those recorded from subsurface wells in Cuenca de Pelotas and Rio Grande (Brazil), and Laguna del Sauce and Chuy (Uruguay). The Miocene has been divided into Patagoniense, Entrerriense, and Riogrense, and alternatively the Gaiman (Patagoniense Fm), Puerto Madryn (Entrerriense, and Riogrense Fm's).
• formation-level stratigraphic resolution
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: quarrying,
• Taxa are lodged in the MPEF.
Primary reference: R.F.J. Brunet. 1995. New Species of Mollusca from the Entrerriense Formation (Upper Miocene) of Chubut Province, Argentina and species not previously reported from this formation. Part 1 - Gastropoda and Scaphopoda. Tulane Studies in Geology and Paleontology 28(1-2):1-56 [A. Miller/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 42146: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 24.07.2004
Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)