Where: Boyaca, Colombia (5.6° N, 73.6° W: paleocoordinates 3.7° N, 42.2° W)
• coordinate stated in text
When: Paja Formation, Late/Upper Barremian to Late/Upper Barremian (130.0 - 122.5 Ma)
• Belonging to the middle segment of the Paja Formation called “Arcillolitas abigarradas”, which is upper Barremian-lower Aptian in age (~120 Ma), based on the presence of the Pseudocrioceras ammonite assemblage zone.
Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, ferruginous, nodular, gray, calcareous limestone
Size class: macrofossils
Collected by Mary Luz Parra, Juan Parra, and Freddy Parra; reposited in the UCMP
• Prepared at the Centro de Investigaciones Paleontológicas in Villa de Leyva, Colombia (CIP).
Primary reference: E. A. Cadena and J. F. Parham. 2015. Oldest known marine turtle? A new protostegid from the Lower Cretaceous of Colombia. PaleoBios 32(1):1-42 [M. Uhen/M. Bean/M. Uhen]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 176544: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Meredith Bean on 17.02.2016, edited by Patricia Holroyd and Mark Uhen
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