Duke locality 25 (Miocene of Colombia)

Where: Huila, Colombia (3.2° N, 75.2° W: paleocoordinates 2.6° N, 72.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• Unit between La Venta Red Beds and El Cardón Red Beds

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

• Duke Locality 25: 1 immovable finger cel. = 14.2 mm, 2 movable fingers cel. = 14.6 and 13.5 mm (IGM 184482)

Collected by INGEOMINAS - Duke University in 1987

Primary reference: G. Rodríguez. 1997. Trichodactylid Crabs. In R. Kay, R. Madden, R. Cifelli, J. Flynn (eds.), Vertebrate Paleontology in the Neotropics. The Miocene Fauna of La Venta, Colombia 63-66 [A. Cardenas /L. Mora-Rojas]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 186606: authorized by Andrés Cardenas, entered by Laura Mora-Rojas on 27.06.2017

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Trichodactylidae
Sylviocarcinus piriformis Pretzmann 1968 crab
Specimen nº IGM 184482, 183110
Mammalia
 Xenarthra - Mylodontidae
Pseudoprepotherium confusum Hirschfeld 1985 edentate
Reported by McDonald_1997 (PBDB ref. 46925) Specimen n° IGN 184481