Duke locality 6B - La Venta (Miocene of Colombia)

Where: Huila, Colombia (3.3° N, 75.2° W: paleocoordinates 2.6° N, 72.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Baraya Member (Villavieja Formation), Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

• Monkey beds

Environment/lithology: fluvial; lithified siltstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

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 186789: authorized by Andrés Cardenas, entered by Laura Mora-Rojas on 03.07.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Gymnophiona -
Gymnophiona indet. Rafinesque 1814 caecilian
Sample IGM 182186