Duke locality 27 (Miocene of Colombia)

Where: Huila, Colombia (3.4° N, 75.2° 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: fluvial; 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 186788: authorized by Andrés Cardenas, entered by Laura Mora-Rojas on 03.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Squamata - Aniliidae
cf. Aniliidae indet. Fitzinger 1826 pipe snake
Specimen n° IGM 183274
 Xenarthra - Mylodontidae
Neonematherium flabellatum Ameghino 1904 edentate
Specimen n° IGM 183276