Las Violetas (Paleocene of Argentina)

Where: Chubut, Argentina (45.0° S, 66.9° W: paleocoordinates 47.8° S, 56.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Selandian (61.6 - 59.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified, sandy tuff

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original cellulose, replaced with silica

Collected by Scarritt Patagonian Expedition

Primary reference: E. W. Berry. 1932. Fossil plants from Chubut territory collected by the Scarritt Patagonian Expedition. American Museum Novitates (536)1-10 [C. Jaramillo/J. Ceballos/A. Cardenas ]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 141255: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Juliana Ceballos on 23.03.2013

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