Duke locality 67 (Miocene of Colombia)

Where: Huila, Colombia (3.4° N, 75.2° W: paleocoordinates 2.8° 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)

• Unit between Cerro Gordo Ss. Beds and Chunchullo Ss. Beds

Environment/lithology: fluvial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

• One immovable finger cel. = 13.0 mm, two movable fingers cel. = 14.8 and 12.4 mm, fingers with fragment of palm, cel. of movable = 12.3 mm (IGM 184748)

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 186628: authorized by Andrés Cardenas, entered by Laura Mora-Rojas on 28.06.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Decapoda - Trichodactylidae
Sylviocarcinus piriformis Pretzmann 1968 crab
Specimen nº 184748
 Testudines - Podocnemidae
Podocnemis sp.3 Wagler 1830 river turtle
Specimen n° 183823
 Notoungulata - Toxodontidae
Pericotoxodon platignathus1 Madden 1997 notoungulate
Specimen n° IGM 184773
 Xenarthra - Megatheriidae
cf. Hapalops sp.2 Ameghino 1887 edentate
Specimen n° IGM 183817
 Xenarthra - Mylodontidae
Glossotheriopsis pascuali2 Scillato-Yané 1976 edentate
Specimen n° IGM 184063