Duke locality 103 - La Venta (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: La Victoria Formation (Honda Group), Laventan (13.8 - 11.8 Ma)

• First level after Chunchullo Ss. Beds

Environment/lithology: fluvial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

• Two movable fingers, cel. = 23.6 and 16.9 mm, immovable and movable fingers embedded in rock, seven fragments of fingers (IGM 184642)

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 186627: 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 n° IGM 184642
Reptilia
 Squamata - Boidae
Eunectes sp.1 Wagler 1830 anaconda
Specimen n° IGM 184636
Mammalia
 Xenarthra - Mylodontidae
Glossotheriopsis pascuali2 Scillato-Yané 1976 edentate
Specimen n° IGM 184644