Duke locality 86 - Crab (Miocene of Colombia)

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

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

Environment/lithology: fluvial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

• one immovable finger cel. = 15.5 mm, one movable finger cel. approximately 17 mm (tip broken), one fragment immovable finger (IGM 184278)

Collected by INGEOMINAS - Duke University in 1978

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 186623: authorized by Andrés Cardenas, entered by Laura Mora-Rojas on 28.06.2017

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Trichodactylidae
Sylviocarcinus piriformis Pretzmann 1968 crab
Specimen nº IGM 184278