Kyoto Site (Miocene of Colombia)

Where: Huila, Colombia (3.2° N, 75.2° W: paleocoordinates 2.5° N, 72.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Honda Formation, Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

• All the specimens treated here have been discovered in the single spot, now called the Kyoto Site, within the Monkey unit of the Honda Formation, in the La Venta badlands. The Kyoto Site was discovered in the field season of 1982.

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; claystone

• The fossils were recovered from a siltstone lens, 1 m in diameter and about 50 cm thick.

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1982

• The Kyoto Site was discovered in the field season of 1982.

Primary reference: T. Setoguhi, N. Shigeara, A. Rosenberger and A. Cadena. 1986. Primate fauna from the Miocene La Venta, in the Tatacoa Desert, Department of Huila, Colombia. Caldasia 15(71-75):761-773 [A. Cardenas /L. Mora-Rojas]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 186481: authorized by Andrés Cardenas, entered by Laura Mora-Rojas on 22.06.2017

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