Duke locality 39 (Miocene of Colombia)

Where: Huila, Colombia (3.3° N, 75.2° W: paleocoordinates 2.7° N, 72.6° W)

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

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

• IGM 183267 - 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: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186667: authorized by Andrés Cardenas, entered by Laura Mora-Rojas on 29.06.2017

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Squamata - Aniliidae
Colombophis portai1 Hoffstetter and Rage 1977 pipe snake
Specimen n° IGM 184037
Mammalia
 Xenarthra - Megatheriidae
cf. Hapalops sp.2 Ameghino 1887 edentate
Specimen n° IGM 183264
Osteichthyes
 Ceratodontiformes - Lepidosirenidae
Lepidosiren paradoxa Fitzinger 1837 South American lungfish
Specimen n° IGM 183267