CFM Reventazon River, Curré Formation (Miocene of Costa Rica)

Where: Limón, Costa Rica (8.9° N, 83.1° W: paleocoordinates 8.8° N, 83.1° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

When: terrestrial and marine vertebrates other zone, Curré Formation (Terraba Basin Group), Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deltaic; lithified, argillaceous, conglomeratic siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (in situ), mechanical, sieve,

Primary reference: C. Laurito, A. L. Valerio, E. Ovares, A. Hernández, and D. Pizarro. 2008. Peces Fósiles de la localidad Las Lomas de Siquirres cause del Río Reventazón, Formación Río Banano, Mioceno Superior, Provincia de Limón, Costa Rica [Fossils fishes of the Las Lomas de Siquirres Locality, Reventazon river, Rio Banano Formation, Late Miocene, Limon province, Costa Rica]. Revista Geológica de América Central 38:11-25 [C. Jaramillo/C. Jaramillo/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 122044: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Carlos Jaramillo on 15.12.2011, edited by Mark Uhen

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Odontoceti - Physeteridae
Orycterocetus sp. Leidy 1853 sperm whale
 Odontoceti -
Hadrodelphis sp. Kellogg 1966 toothed whale
 Odontoceti - Iniidae
Goniodelphis sp. Allen 1941 toothed whale
 Odontoceti - Eurhinodelphinidae
Eurhinodelphis sp. Van Beneden and Gervais 1880 toothed whale