Nirihuau River, confluence with La Mina Creek (Miocene of Argentina)

Where: Argentina (41.2° S, 71.2° W: paleocoordinates 42.1° S, 65.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• Lower Member

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; volcaniclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Feruglio in 1941

Primary reference: M. B. Aguirre-Urreta. 1992. Tertiary freshwater Decapoda (Crustacea: Parastacidae) from the Nirihuau Basin, Patagonia, Argentina. Journal of Paleontology 66(5):817-825 [C. Schweitzer/C. Schweitzer/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184973: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 01.04.2017

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda -
Lammuastacus longirostris Aguirre-Urreta 1992 decapod