Duke locality 32 (Miocene of Colombia)

Where: Huila, Colombia (3.2° N, 75.2° W: paleocoordinates 2.6° N, 72.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Laventan mammal zone, Cerro Colorado Member (Villavieja Formation), Laventan (13.8 - 11.8 Ma)

• El Cardón Red Beds

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

• IGM 250484, three partial tail stings, two proximal pieces lacking serrated edges (10—15 mm overall length), one distal serrated piece (15 mm overall length; fig. 5.2B) from Duke Locality 32 - Potamotrygonidae

•IGM 183102 - Lepidosiren paradoxa

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: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 186639: authorized by Andrés Cardenas, entered by Laura Mora-Rojas on 28.06.2017

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Myliobatiformes - Potamotrygonidae
cf. Potamotrygonidae sp. stingray
Specimen Nº 250484,
Osteichthyes
 Ceratodontiformes - Lepidosirenidae
Lepidosiren paradoxa Fitzinger 1837 South American lungfish
Specimen Nº 183102