Duke locality 60 - Fish (Miocene of Colombia)

Where: Huila, Colombia (3.2° N, 75.2° W: paleocoordinates 2.6° N, 72.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Baraya Member (Villavieja Formation), Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

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

Environment/lithology: fluvial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

• IGM 183685

Collected by INGEOMINAS - Duke University in 1985 - 1991

Primary reference: J. Lundberg. 1997. Freshwater Fishes and their paleobiotic implicatios. In R. Kay, R. Madden, R. Cifelli, J. Flynn (eds.), Vertebrate Paleontology in the Neotropics. The Miocene Fauna from La Venta, Colombia 67-91 [A. Cardenas /L. Mora-Rojas]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186624: authorized by Andrés Cardenas, entered by Laura Mora-Rojas on 28.06.2017

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Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Ceratodontiformes - Lepidosirenidae
Lepidosiren paradoxa Fitzinger 1837 South American lungfish
Specimen N° 183685