Punta Viracho, Concordia (Pleistocene of Argentina)

Where: Entre Ríos, Argentina (31.2° S, 58.0° W: paleocoordinates 31.2° S, 58.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: El Palmar Formation, Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: fluvial; lithified, medium-grained, coarse sandstone and lithified, lenticular gravel

• Compuesta por arenas medianas y gruesas de color rojizo y ocre amarillento, con intercalaciones de lentes de cantos rodados y gravas.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: permineralized, original cellulose, replaced with silica

Collected in 1992; reposited in the MLP

Collection methods: bulk, peel or thin section,

Primary reference: M. Brea. 1999. Leños fósiles de Anacardiaceae y Mimosaceae de la Formación El Palmar (Pleistoceno superior), departamento de Concordia, provincia de Entre Ríos, Argentina. Ameghiniana 36(1):63-69 [C. Jaramillo/J. Ceballos/A. Cardenas ]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138888: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Juliana Ceballos on 31.01.2013, edited by Patricio Santamarina

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Taxonomic list

Magnoliopsida
 Magnoliales - Lauraceae
Ulminium mucilaginosum Brea 1998 laurel
nov. sp.
Menendoxylon
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