Screenwash locality CVP-9 (Miocene of Colombia)

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

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• Fish Beds - Green claystone and mudstone is characterized by enormous quantities of disarticulated fish remains

Environment/lithology: fluvial; claystone and siltstone

• The Fish Bed appears to be a lake or swamp least 10 km in diameter

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: N. J. Czaplewski. 1997. Chiroptera. In R. F. Kay, R. H. Madden, J. J. Flynn. (eds.), Vertebrate Paleontology in the Neotropics. The Miocene fauna of La Venta, Colombia 410-431 [C. Jaramillo/M. Vallejo/A. Cardenas ]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188243: authorized by Andrés Cardenas, entered by Laura Mora-Rojas on 26.08.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Chiroptera - Molossidae
Eumops sp. Miller 1906 mastiff bat
Specimen n° IGM 184794
 Didelphimorphia - Didelphidae
Micoureus laventicus Marshall 1976 woolly mouse opossum
Specimen n° IGM 251012, IGM 251011
Thylamys colombianus Goin 1997 fat-tailed mouse opossum
Specimens n° IGM 251010, IGM 251009
Thylamys minutus Goin 1997 fat-tailed mouse opossum
Specimen n° IGM 251232