Dolavon (Miocene of Argentina)

Where: Chubut, Argentina (43.4° S, 65.7° W: paleocoordinates 44.0° S, 59.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Gaiman Formation, Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 16.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: offshore; sandstone

• marine inner shelf to shoreline environment
• succession of mudstones, fine tuffs, sandstones, tuffaceous sandstones, and sparse shell-beds

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. I. CuitiƱo, M. R. Buono, M. Viglino, N. D. Farroni, and S. Bessone. 2019. Factors affecting the preservation and distribution of cetaceans in the lower T Miocene Gaiman Formation of Patagonia, Argentina. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 526:110-125 [M. Uhen/B. Shipps/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 138444: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Evaline Johnson on 19.01.2013

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