Duke locality 21 (Miocene of Colombia)

Where: Huila, Colombia (3.4° N, 75.1° W: paleocoordinates 2.8° N, 72.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-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: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by INGEOMINAS - Duke University in 1985 - 1992

Primary reference: M. Hecht and T. LaDuke. 1997. Limbless Tetrapods. In R. Kay, R. Madden, R. Cifelli, J. Flynn (eds.), Vertebrate paleontology in the Neotropics. The Miocene fauna of La Venta, Colombia [A. Cardenas /L. Mora-Rojas]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 186787: authorized by Andrés Cardenas, entered by Laura Mora-Rojas on 03.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Squamata - Teiidae
"Paradracaena colombiana" = Dracaena colombiana4
"Paradracaena colombiana" = Dracaena colombiana4 Estes 1961 caiman lizard
Specimen n° IGM 250787
 Squamata - Aniliidae
cf. Aniliidae indet. Fitzinger 1826 pipe snake
Specimen n° IGM 184184
 Primates - Pitheciidae
Cebupithecia sarmientoi3 Stirton and Savage 1950 monkey
Specimen n° IGM 182858
 Rodentia - Caviidae
Eodolichotis maddeni5 Walton 1990 mara
 Xenarthra - Mylodontidae
Glossotheriopsis pascuali2 Scillato-Yané 1976 edentate
Specimen n° IGM 184297
 Ungulata - Proterotheriidae
Prolicaphrium sanalfonensis1 Cifelli and Guerrero Diaz 1997 eutherian
Specimen n° IGM 182852, 184499