Coyaima 7 (Miocene of Colombia)

Also known as UCMP V-4417

Where: Tolima, Colombia (3.8° N, 75.2° W: paleocoordinates 3.2° N, 72.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; gray sandstone and red claystone

• Gray cross-bedded sandstone overlying red claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J. Royo and Gomez in 1944; reposited in the UCMP

Primary reference: W. Langston. 1965. Fossil crocodilians from Colombia and the Cenozoic history of the Crocodilia in South America. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 52:1-169 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 143781: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 25.04.2013, edited by Maria Vallejo

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Crocodylia -
"Gavialis colombianus n. sp." = Gryposuchus colombianus
"Gavialis colombianus n. sp." = Gryposuchus colombianus Langston 1965 crocodilian
U.C.M.P. no. 41136 - type (skull lacking anterior half of rostrum, most of skull table, and occiput)
Mammalia
 Astrapotheria - Astrapotheriidae
Granastrapotherium snorki Johnson and Madden 1997 placental
UCMP 39211