Ferruginous Sandstone Locality, UCMP V5045 (Miocene of Colombia)

Also known as V-5045

Where: Huila, Colombia (3.3° N, 75.1° W: paleocoordinates 2.7° N, 72.6° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Laventan mammal zone, Villavieja Formation (Honda Group), Laventan (13.8 - 11.8 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; ferruginous, yellow sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Savage, D.E. in 1950; reposited in the UCMP

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: S. E. Hirschfeld. 1985. Ground sloths from the Friasian La Venta fauna, with additions to the pre-Frasian Coyaima fauna of Colombia, South America. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 128:1-91 [C. Jaramillo/M. Vallejo/A. Cardenas ]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140051: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Maria Vallejo on 28.02.2013, edited by Philip Mannion and Laura Mora-Rojas

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Pseudosuchia - Gavialidae
cf. Rhamphostomopsis sp.3 Rusconi 1933 archosaur
U.C.M.P. no. 40062 (mandible)
Mammalia
 Sirenia - Trichechidae
Potamosiren magdalenensis1 Savage 1951 manatee
UCMP 104979
 Xenarthra - Mylodontidae
Pseudoprepotherium confusum Hirschfeld 1985 edentate
Hirschfeld 1985, UCMP 39957
 Ungulata - Astrapotheriidae
Granastrapotherium snorki2 Johnson and Madden 1997 eutherian
UCMP 40044