Duke locality 42 (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)

• Unit below Chunchullo Ss. Beds

Environment/lithology: fluvial; claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. M. Sullivan and R. Estes. 1997. A reassessment of the fossil Tupinambinae. In R. F. Kay, R. H. Madden, R. l. Cifelli, J. J. Flynn (eds.), Vertebrate Paleontology in the Neotropics; the Miocene fauna of La Venta, Columbia [R. Benson/R. Benson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187945: authorized by Andrés Cardenas, entered by Laura Mora-Rojas on 18.08.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Squamata - Teiidae
"Paradracaena colombiana" = Dracaena colombiana
"Paradracaena colombiana" = Dracaena colombiana Estes 1961 caiman lizard
Specimen n° IGM 183368
 Xenarthra - Megalonychidae
Megalonychidae indet. Gervais 1855 edentate
Specimen n° IGM 183380
 Xenarthra - Megatheriidae
cf. Hapalops sp. Ameghino 1887 edentate
Specimen n° IGM 183378
 Xenarthra - Mylodontidae
Glossotheriopsis pascuali Scillato-Yané 1976 edentate
Specimen n° IGM 183384, right upper fifth molariform
Neonematherium flabellatum Ameghino 1904 edentate
Specimen n° IGM 183333, 183342
Pseudoprepotherium confusum Hirschfeld 1985 edentate
Specimen n° IGM 183384, juvenile molariform