Duke locality 36 (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)

• First level of mudstone between Chunchullo Ss. Beds and Tatacoa Ss. Beds

Environment/lithology: fluvial; lithified mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by INGEOMINAS - Duke University

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: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186860: authorized by Andrés Cardenas, entered by Laura Mora-Rojas on 06.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Squamata - Aniliidae
Colombophis portai Hoffstetter and Rage 1977 pipe snake
Sample 183249
 Xenarthra - Megalonychidae
Megalonychidae indet. Gervais 1855 edentate
Specimen n° IGM 183237