UCMP V-4520 (Miocene of Colombia)

Also known as Interathere locality

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

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Laventan mammal zone, Villavieja Formation (Honda Group), Laventan (13.8 - 11.8 Ma)

• Monkey Unit

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; claystone and siltstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: R. A. Stirton. 1953. A new genus of interatheres from the Miocene of Colombia. California University Department of Geological Sciences B 29(6):265-347 [C. Jaramillo/M. Vallejo/A. Cardenas ]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187078: authorized by Andrés Cardenas, entered by Laura Mora-Rojas on 12.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Notoungulata - Interatheriidae
Miocochilius anomopodus Stirton 1953 notoungulate
Interathere locality V4520 - Specimens n° 37942, 37957, 37958, 37959
 Rodentia - Dinomyidae
Scleromys colombianus1 Fields 1957 caviomorph
UCMP 37951
Scleromys schurmanni1 Stehlin 1940 caviomorph
UCMP 40514
 Xenarthra - Megalonychidae
Megalonychinae indet.2 Trouessart 1904 edentate
Trouessart 1904, UCMP 37943
 Xenarthra - Mylodontidae
Pseudoprepotherium confusum2 Hirschfeld 1985 edentate
Hirschfeld 1985, UCMP 39590