Gualanday Group locality (Eocene of Colombia)

Also known as Colombitherium tolimense type locality

Where: Tolima, Colombia (3.1° N, 75.2° W: paleocoordinates 0.7° N, 68.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Gualanday Group, Late/Upper Eocene (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)

• "middle Gualanday"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the MNHN

Primary reference: G. Billet, M. Orliac, P.-O. Antoine and C. Jaramillo. 2010. New observations and reinterpretation on the enigmatic taxon Colombitherium (Pyrotheria, Mammalia) from Colombia. Palaeontology 53(2):319-325 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186571: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 26.06.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Ungulata - Pyrotheriidae
Colombitherium tolimense n. gen. n. sp.
Colombitherium tolimense n. gen. n. sp. Hoffstetter 1970 eutherian
MNHN-CLB 15 - holotype