Finca Pachingo, La Venta (Miocene of Colombia)

Where: Huila, Colombia (3.2° N, 75.2° W: paleocoordinates 2.7° N, 72.6° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Museo Geológico Nacional Jose Royo y Gomez- Ingeominas in 2008

Primary reference: M. Pardo. 2010. Reporte de un nuevo ejemplar de Granastrapotherium snorki en el Valle superior del Magdalena, Desierto de la Tatacoa, Huila, Colombia. Revista Academia Colombiana de Ciencias 34(131):253-256 [C. Jaramillo/M. Vallejo/A. Cardenas ]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 145617: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Maria Vallejo on 07.06.2013

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Astrapotheria - Astrapotheriidae
Granastrapotherium snorki Johnson and Madden 1997 placental
IGM p881230 Mandible