Duke locality 98 - Crab (Miocene of Colombia)

Where: Huila, Colombia (3.3° N, 75.2° W: paleocoordinates 2.7° N, 72.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

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

• Monkey beds

Environment/lithology: fluvial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

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 186610: 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-184559
Reptilia
 Squamata - Teiidae
"Paradracaena colombiana" = Dracaena colombiana2
"Paradracaena colombiana" = Dracaena colombiana2 Estes 1961 caiman lizard
Specimen nº IGM 184550, 184558
Mammalia
 Xenarthra - Mylodontidae
Pseudoprepotherium confusum1 Hirschfeld 1985 edentate
Specimen nº IGM 184557