Duke Locality 40 (Miocene of Colombia)

Also known as IGM 183297 (Paradracaena columbiana)

Where: Colombia (3.3° N, 75.1° W: paleocoordinates 2.5° N, 72.0° W)

When: La Victoria Formation (Honda Group), Friasian (16.3 - 15.5 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Collection methods: IGM collection

Primary reference: R. M. Sullivan and R. Estes. 1997. A reassessment of the fossil Tupinambinae. In R. F. Kay, R. H. Madden, R. l. Cifelli, J. J. Flynn (eds.), Vertebrate Paleontology in the Neotropics; the Miocene fauna of La Venta, Columbia [R. Benson/R. Benson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 117981: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 29.09.2011, edited by Maria Vallejo

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Taxonomic list

 Squamata - Teiidae
Paradracaena columbiana lizard
IGM 183297 (partial skeleton)
 Xenarthra - Mylodontidae
Glossotheriopsis pascuali2 Scillato-Yané 1976 edentate
IGM 184354
Neonematherium flabellatum2 Ameghino 1904 edentate
IGM 184373
 Didelphimorphia - Didelphidae
Micoureus laventicus1 Marshall 1976 woolly mouse opossum
IGM 184336