Carmen de Apicala; UCMP V-4420 (Miocene of Colombia)

Where: Tolima, Colombia (4.1° N, 74.7° W: paleocoordinates 3.6° N, 72.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; conglomerate

• Thin conglomerate with small clay balls near top of lower sandstone mbr

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J.Royo y Gomez in 1945

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 143782: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 25.04.2013, edited by Laura Mora-Rojas

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Crocodylia - Alligatoridae
Alligatoridae indet. Gray 1844 crocodilian
Eocaiman sp. Simpson 1933 crocodilian
U.C.M.P. no. 39023 (anterior end of left dentary)
Mammalia
 Astrapotheria - Astrapotheriidae
Granastrapotherium snorki Johnson and Madden 1997 placental
UCMP 39016, 38976