La Venta Red Beds (Miocene of Colombia)

Where: Huila, Colombia (3.2° N, 75.2° W: paleocoordinates 2.7° N, 72.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

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

• La Venta Red Beds

Environment/lithology: fluvial; claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. Villarroel and J. Colwell Danis. 1997. New Leontiniid Notoungulate. In R. F. Kay, R. H. Madden, J. J. Flynn. (eds.), Vertebrate Paleontology in the Neotropics. The Miocene fauna of La Venta, Colombia 303-318 [C. Jaramillo/M. Vallejo/A. Cardenas ]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188238: authorized by Andrés Cardenas, entered by Laura Mora-Rojas on 26.08.2017

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Notoungulata - Leontiniidae
Huilatherium pluripicatum Villarroel and Guerrero Diaz 1985 notoungulate
Specimen n° DGP LV-82-1
 Rodentia - Dinomyidae
Olenopsis sp. Ameghino 1889 caviomorph
Specimen nº TMM 41659-1 This specimen was reported like "Olenopsis" sp. large