UCMP V-4541 (Miocene of Colombia)

Also known as Lone Tree Locality; UCMP V-4521

Where: Huila, Colombia (3.3° N, 75.2° W: paleocoordinates 2.7° N, 72.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• Monkey Unit

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; brown, gray claystone and sandstone

• Gray to brownish shaley clays between concretionary sandstones

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J. Royo y Gomez in 1945; reposited in the UCMP

Primary reference: R. A. Stirton. 1953. A new genus of interatheres from the Miocene of Colombia. California University Department of Geological Sciences B 29(6):265-347 [C. Jaramillo/M. Vallejo/A. Cardenas ]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135373: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Maria Vallejo on 24.10.2012, edited by Philip Mannion

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Loricata -
Sebecosuchia indet.1 Colbert 1946 crocodilian
UCMP 37983 (tooth)
 Crocodylia - Alligatoridae
"Caiman neivensis" = Purussaurus neivensis1
"Caiman neivensis" = Purussaurus neivensis1 Mook 1941 crocodilian
UCMP 45719 (skull lacking the skull table and much of the rostrum)
Mammalia
 Notoungulata - Interatheriidae
Miocochilius anomopodus Stirton 1953 notoungulate
Stirton 1953 Holotype n°38409
 Sparassodonta -
Lycopsis longirostrus2 Marshall 1977 metatherian
UCMP 38061