Fish Beds, Screening Duke (Miocene of Colombia)

Also known as Casa Cuzco, Baraya Member Duke

Where: Huila, Colombia (3.3° N, 75.1° W: paleocoordinates 2.7° N, 72.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Laventan mammal zone, Baraya Member (Villavieja Formation), Laventan (13.8 - 11.8 Ma)

• Fish bed, Baraya Member

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: mesofossils, microfossils

Collected by Duke University-Ingeominas in 1988-1989

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: A. H. Walton. 1990. Rodents of the La Venta Fauna, Miocene, Colombia: Biostratigraphy and Paleoenvironmentl implications. Southern Methodist University 1-147 [C. Jaramillo/M. Vallejo]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 141257: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Maria Vallejo on 23.03.2013, edited by Laura Mora-Rojas

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Rodentia - Dasyproctidae
Microscleromys cribriphilus Walton 1990 caviomorph
Walton 1990 - IGM-DU 88-672, IGM-DU 88-818, IGM-DU 89-676, IGM-DU 88-788, IGM-DU 88-803, IGM-DU 88-809, IGM-DU 88-812, IGM-DU 88-774, IGM-DU 88-785, IGM-DU 88-804, IGM-DU 88-802, IGM-DU 88-815, IGM-DU 89-695, IGM-DU 88-783, IGM-DU 89-673, IGM-DU 88-784, IGM-DU 88-786, IGM-DU 88-820
Microscleromys paradoxalis Walton 1990 caviomorph
Walton 1990 - IGM-DU 88-808, IGM-DU 88-805, IGM-DU 88-806, IGM-DU 88-807, IGM-DU 88-819, IGM-DU 89-675, IGM-DU 88-821
Microscleromys ? paradoxalis Walton 1990 caviomorph
Walton 1990 - IGM-DU 89-674 Right M3
 Rodentia - Caviidae
Eodolichotis elachys Walton 1990 mara
Walton 1990 - IGM-DU 88-735
 Rodentia - Erethizontidae
Microsteiromys jacobsi Walton 1990 porcupine
Walton 1990 - IGM-DU 88-034