Cerro Gordo (2) V-4531 (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: La Victoria Formation (Honda Group), Laventan (13.8 - 11.8 Ma)

• El Líbano Sands and Clays - Unit between Tatacoa Sandstone Beds and Chunchullo Sandstone Beds

Environment/lithology: fluvial; claystone

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: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187121: authorized by Andrés Cardenas, entered by Laura Mora-Rojas on 14.07.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines - Podocnemidae
Podocnemis pritchardi2 Wood 1997 river turtle
Specimen n° UCMP 63782, UCMP 40359; IGM 1933, IGM 1784, IGM 1866, IGM 1777
Mammalia
 Notoungulata - Interatheriidae
Miocochilius anomopodus Stirton 1953 notoungulate
UCMP 38084, 38092, 38862, 38937
 Xenarthra - Mylodontidae
Pseudoprepotherium confusum1 Hirschfeld 1985 edentate
Hirschfeld 1985, UCMP 38927