UCMP V-4518 Dark Sandstone Locality (Miocene of Colombia)

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

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

• Dark Sandstone locality, According to Fields (1959, fig 2) this locality is found in Monkey unit.

Environment/lithology: fluvial; sandstone

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 187116: authorized by Andrés Cardenas, entered by Laura Mora-Rojas on 14.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Notoungulata - Interatheriidae
Miocochilius anomopodus Stirton 1953 notoungulate
UCMP 38227
 Rodentia - Dinomyidae
Scleromys colombianus1 Fields 1957 caviomorph
UCMP 37918
 Xenarthra - Mylodontidae
Pseudoprepotherium confusum2 Hirschfeld 1985 edentate
UCMP 39597, 37919, 38094, 38841