1 km al Sur de Estancia La Primavera (Eocene of Argentina)

Where: Santa Cruz, Argentina (51.5° S, 72.2° W: paleocoordinates 54.0° S, 62.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Río Turbio Formation, Eocene (56.0 - 33.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithified lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: permineralized, original cellulose, replaced with silica

Reposited in the USNM

Collection methods: chemical, mechanical, peel or thin section,

Primary reference: E. Ancibor. 1989. Determinación Xilológica de una raíz petrificada de Proteaceae de la Formación Río Turbio (Eoceno), Santa Cruz, Argentina. Ameghiniana 25(3):289-295 [C. Jaramillo/J. Ceballos/A. Cardenas ]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 136827: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Juliana Ceballos on 05.12.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Magnoliopsida
 Proteales - Proteaceae