Aramus paludigrus - Cerro Gordo (Miocene of Colombia)

Where: Huila, Colombia (3.3° N, 75.2° W: paleocoordinates 2.7° N, 72.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: La Victoria Formation (Honda Group), Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

• Thirty meters west of Cerro Gordo near Duke Locality 33, below the Chunchullo Sandstone Beds

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: T. Rasmussen. 1997. Birds. In R. Kay, R. Madden, R. Cifelli, J. Flynn (eds.), Vertebrate Paleontology in the Neotropics. The Miocene Fauna of La Venta, Colombia 171-184 [A. Cardenas /L. Mora-Rojas]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187954: authorized by Andrés Cardenas, entered by Laura Mora-Rojas on 18.08.2017

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Taxonomic list

Aves
 Gruiformes - Aramidae
Aramus paludigrus Rasmussen 1997 limpkin
Specimen n° UNC 29-IV-8-4