Astrapothere Locality, UCMP V-5046 (Miocene of Colombia)

Also known as V5046

Where: Huila, Colombia (3.2° N, 75.2° W: paleocoordinates 2.6° N, 72.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• El Libano

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; claystone and sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by D. E. Savage in 1950; 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 143795: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 26.04.2013, edited by Maria Vallejo and Laura Mora-Rojas

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Crocodylia - Alligatoridae
"Nettosuchus atopus" = Mourasuchus atopus
"Nettosuchus atopus" = Mourasuchus atopus Langston 1965 crocodilian
U.C.M.P. no. 40177 (incomplete left dentary)
Mammalia
 Astrapotheria - Astrapotheriidae
Granastrapotherium snorki1 Johnson and Madden 1997 placental
UCMP 40178;40187;40188;40189;40190;40196;40408; 40191; 40192; 40194; 40409
 Xenarthra - Mylodontidae
Glossotheriopsis pascuali2 Scillato-Yané 1976 edentate
Specimen n° IGM 252928