Where: Canelones, Uruguay (34.6° S, 56.1° W: paleocoordinates 34.7° S, 55.2° W)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• local area-level geographic resolution
When: Raigón? Formation, Pliocene to Pliocene (5.3 - 0.8 Ma)
• Raigón? Formation (Pliocene to early Pleistocene). Assignation to this unit is doubtful
•because it comes from a drill core.
• formation-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: fluvial-deltaic; green claystone and sandstone
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: the remains were found in a drill core.
Primary reference: G. M. Gasparini and M. Ubilla. 2011. Platygonus sp. (Mammalia: Tayassuidae) in Uruguay (Raigón? formation; Pliocene - early Pleistocene), comments about its distribution and paleoenvironmental significance in South America. Journal of Natural History 45(45-46):2855-2870 [C. Jaramillo/J. Carrillo/J. Carrillo]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 140047: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Juan Carrillo on 28.02.2013
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