Boreostemma acostae UCMP 38104 (Miocene of Colombia)

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

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Laventan mammal zone, Villavieja Formation (Honda Group), Laventan (13.8 - 11.8 Ma)

• Monkey Unit

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J. Royo y Gomez in 1945

Primary reference: L. Gonzalez-Ruiz, M. Ciancio, G. Martin and A. Zurita. 2015. First record of supernumerary teeth in Glyptodontidae (Mammalia, Xenarthra, Cingulata). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 35(1):1-6 [A. Cardenas /L. Mora-Rojas]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188086: authorized by Andrés Cardenas, entered by Laura Mora-Rojas on 22.08.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Xenarthra - Glyptodontidae
Boreostemma acostae Villarroel 1983 glyptodon
UCMP 38104