Duke locality 6 (mean 6A-6B) (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: Villavieja Formation (Honda Group), Laventan (13.8 - 11.8 Ma)

• Monkey beds

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; claystone and sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

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 186662: authorized by Andrés Cardenas, entered by Laura Mora-Rojas on 29.06.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Siluriformes - Loricariidae
cf. Hypostomus sp. Lundberg 1997 catfish
Sample IGM 183562
 Siluriformes - Pimelodidae
Brachyplatystoma sp. Bleeker 1862 catfish
("Malacobagrus" sub group.) Sample IGM 182652
 Squamata - Aniliidae
Colombophis portai1 Hoffstetter and Rage 1977 pipe snake
Sample IGM 184285
 Notoungulata - Leontiniidae
Huilatherium pluripicatum2 Villarroel and Guerrero Diaz 1985 notoungulate
IGM 184287
 Xenarthra - Mylodontidae
Pseudoprepotherium confusum2 Hirschfeld 1985 edentate
IGM 184284 (right metacarpal)
 Ceratodontiformes - Lepidosirenidae
Lepidosiren paradoxa Fitzinger 1837 South American lungfish
Samples IGM 183026, IGM 182832, IGM 183632