Lota (Eocene of Chile)

Where: Concepci√≥n, Chile (37.1° S, 73.1° W: paleocoordinates 39.6° S, 63.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Eocene (56.0 - 33.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original cellulose

Collected by T. G. Halle in 1908

• Museum repositories: Palaeobotanical Department of the Swedish Museum f Natural History in Stockholm.

Primary reference: R. Florin. 1940. On the occurrence of the genus Sphenobaiera (Ginkgoales) in the Tertiary of South Chile. Apartado de la "Revista Universitaria" (Universidad Católica de Chile) (3)147-154 [C. Jaramillo/J. Ceballos/A. Cardenas ]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140253: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Juliana Ceballos on 06.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Peltaspermales - Peltaspermaceae
Sphenobaiera chilensis n. sp. Florin 1940