Campo petrolero El Mamón - 5 km North of Urumaco town (Miocene of Venezuela)

Where: Falcon, Venezuela (11.3° N, 70.3° W: paleocoordinates 11.0° N, 68.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Upper Member (Urumaco Formation), Huayquerian (9.0 - 6.8 Ma)

• Miembro superior de la Formación Urumaco. Probable edad Huayqueriense, Mioceno tardío.

•Horovitz, et al. 2006: middle member of the Urumaco Formation (Aguilera 2004)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: P. Bondesio and J. Bocquentin Villanueva. 1988. Novedosos restos de Neoepiblemidae (Rodentia, Hystricognathi) del Mioceno tardio de Venezuela. Inferencias paleoambientales. Ameghiniana 25(1):31-37 [C. Jaramillo/C. Suarez-Gomez]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 203983: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Miranta Kouvari on 29.08.2019

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Rodentia - Neoepiblemidae
cf. Phoberomys sp. Kraglievich 1926 caviomorph
CIAAP 1438