Cuenca de Melgar - Podocnemis medemi (Neogene of Colombia)

Where: Tolima, Colombia (4.2° N, 74.6° W: paleocoordinates 3.6° N, 72.1° W)

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When: Honda Group, Neogene (23.0 - 2.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. Wood. 1997. Turtles. In R. Kay, R. Madden, R. Cifelli, J. Flynn (eds.), Vertebrate Paleontology in the Neotropics. The Miocene Fauna of La Venta, Colombia 155-170 [A. Cardenas /L. Mora-Rojas]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187952: authorized by Andrés Cardenas, entered by Laura Mora-Rojas on 18.08.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Podocnemidae
Podocnemis medemi Wood 1997 river turtle
Specimen n° IGM-1863, IGM-1808, IGM-1922, IGM-2315, UCMP-125524