UCMP Locality V4416 (Miocene of Colombia)

Where: Tolima, Colombia (3.8° N, 75.2° W: paleocoordinates 3.2° N, 72.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

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

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; gray sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J. Royo y Gomez in 1944; reposited in the UCMP

Primary reference: S. E. Hirschfeld. 1985. Ground sloths from the Friasian La Venta fauna, with additions to the pre-Frasian Coyaima fauna of Colombia, South America. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 128:1-91 [C. Jaramillo/M. Vallejo/A. Cardenas ]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140183: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Maria Vallejo on 05.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

• Locality details from University of California Museum of Paleontology database.
Mammalia
 Xenarthra - Megalonychidae
Megalonychidae indet. Gervais 1855 edentate
Gervais 1855