Los Hoyos (Pleistocene of Colombia)

Where: Huila, Colombia (3.8° N, 74.3° W: paleocoordinates 3.8° N, 74.3° W)

When: Lujanian (0.8 - 0.0 Ma)

• other age:Late Pleistocene

Environment/lithology: eolian

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (float)

Primary reference: C. Villarroel, J. Brieva, and A. Cadena. 1989. Descubrimiento de Mamiferos Fosiles de Edad Lujanense (Pleistoceno Tardio) en el "Desierto" de la Tatacoa (Huila, Colombia). Caldasia 16(76):119-125 [J. Alroy/K. Sears]more details

PaleoDB collection 71285: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Karen Sears on 10.02.1999

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Taxonomic list

• also member of Family Gomphotheriidae
Mammalia
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Sylvilagus floridanus Allen 1890 eastern cottontail
 Ungulata - Tayassuidae
"Pecari tajacu" = Tayassu tajacu
"Pecari tajacu" = Tayassu tajacu Linnaeus 1758 collared peccary
"Tayassu tajacu"