Escuela El Libano (Miocene of Colombia)

Also known as Huilatherium El Libano

Where: Huila, Colombia (3.3° N, 75.1° W: paleocoordinates 2.7° N, 72.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• The fossil was found in the Sands and Clays level, mentioned in Fields 1959:413

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone and claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Calderon, S

Primary reference: C. Villarroel and J. Guerrero Diaz. 1985. Un nuevo y singular representante de la familia Leontiniidae? (Notoungulata, Mammalia) en el Mioceno de La Venta, Colombia. Geologia Norandina 9:35-40 [C. Jaramillo/M. Vallejo/A. Cardenas ]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140007: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Maria Vallejo on 27.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Notoungulata - Leontiniidae
Huilatherium pluripicatum Villarroel and Guerrero Diaz 1985 notoungulate
Villarroel and Guerrero Díaz 1985, ICNP-328