Duke locality 12 (Dina Oilfield) - 12A (Miocene of Colombia)

Where: Huila, Colombia (3.2° N, 75.3° W: paleocoordinates 2.6° N, 72.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

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

• Clay level correlated with Monkey Beds

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: H. G. McDonald. 1997. Xenarthrans: Pilosans. In R.F. Kay, R.H. Madden, J.J. Flynn (eds.), Vertebrate Paleontology in the Neotropics. The Miocene fauna of La Venta, Colombia 233-245 [C. Jaramillo/M. Vallejo/L. Mora-Rojas]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187961: authorized by Andrés Cardenas, entered by Laura Mora-Rojas on 19.08.2017

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Xenarthra - Megatheriidae
cf. Hapalops sp. Ameghino 1887 edentate
Specimen n° IGM 182715
 Xenarthra - Mylodontidae
Pseudoprepotherium confusum Hirschfeld 1985 edentate
Specimen n° 182720, 182719