Duke locality 5 (Miocene of Colombia)

Where: Huila, Colombia (3.3° N, 75.2° W: paleocoordinates 2.7° N, 72.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• Monkey Beds

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; claystone and siltstone

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 187970: authorized by Andrés Cardenas, entered by Laura Mora-Rojas on 19.08.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Rodentia - Caviidae
Prodolichotis pridiana2 Fields 1957 caviomorph
IGM-DU 88-657
 Xenarthra - Mylodontidae
Neonematherium flabellatum Ameghino 1904 edentate
Ameghino 1904, Specimen n° IGM 183997
 Ungulata - Astrapotheriidae
Granastrapotherium snorki1 Johnson and Madden 1997 eutherian
Specimen N° IGM 182647