Capa de Tortugas/Corralito (Miocene of Venezuela)

Where: Falc√≥n, Venezuela (11.2° N, 70.3° W: paleocoordinates 11.0° N, 68.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Urumaco Formation, Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: T. M. Scheyer and M. Delfino. 2016. The late Miocene caimanine fauna (Crocodylia: Alligatoroidea) of the Urumaco Formation, Venezuela. Palaeontologia Electronica 19(3):48A:1-57 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 183009: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 30.11.2016, edited by Evangelos Vlachos

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Podocnemidae
"Podocnemis venezuelensis n. sp." = Bairdemys venezuelensis
"Podocnemis venezuelensis n. sp." = Bairdemys venezuelensis Wood and Diaz 1971 sideneck turtle
 Crocodylia - Alligatoridae
Purussaurus sp. Barbosa Rodrigues 1892 crocodilian
Purussaurus mirandai Aguilera et al. 2006 crocodilian
Caiman latirostris Daudin 1801 broud-snouted caiman