Duke locality 24 (Miocene of Colombia)

Where: Huila, Colombia (3.2° N, 75.1° W: paleocoordinates 2.6° N, 72.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Villavieja Formation (Honda Group), Laventan (13.8 - 11.8 Ma)

• This locality is at the Unit between Ferruginous beds and La Venta Red Beds (Madden et al. 1997 "Laventan stage and age"), but according with Guerrero (1997) section (pg. 25, fig. 2.8) is not verry clear its stratigraphic possition

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

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 186666: authorized by Andrés Cardenas, entered by Laura Mora-Rojas on 29.06.2017

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Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Siluriformes - Ariidae
Ariidae indet. Berg 1958 Ariid catfish
Gen. et sp. incertae sedis, Specimen nº 182899
Mammalia
 Notoungulata - Leontiniidae
Huilatherium pluripicatum Villarroel and Guerrero Diaz 1985 notoungulate
IGM 182903
Osteichthyes
 Ceratodontiformes - Lepidosirenidae
Lepidosiren paradoxa Fitzinger 1837 South American lungfish
Specimen nº 182888