UCMP V-4937 Concretionary Sandstone at Base of San Nicolas Clays (Miocene of Colombia)

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: Baraya Member (Villavieja Formation), Laventan (13.8 - 11.8 Ma)

• Concretionary Sandstone at Base ofi San Nicolas Clays - according to Guerrero (1997) this stratigraphic level is the same as Monkey Beds of Villavieja Fm

Environment/lithology: fluvial; sandstone

• Concretionary Sandstone at Base of San Nicolas Clays

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

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: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 187120: authorized by Andrés Cardenas, entered by Laura Mora-Rojas on 14.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Notoungulata - Toxodontidae
Pericotoxodon platignathus1 Madden 1997 notoungulate
UCMP 39845
 Notoungulata - Leontiniidae
Huilatherium pluripicatum2 Villarroel and Guerrero Diaz 1985 notoungulate
UCMP 39634, UCPM 39272
 Notoungulata - Interatheriidae
Miocochilius anomopodus Stirton 1953 notoungulate
UCMP 39944, 39947, 40923, 40924