Duke Screenwash locality CVP-13C (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: terrestrial; claystone and siltstone

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

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. F. Kay and D. J. Meldrum. 1997. A new small platyrrhine and the phyletic position of Callitrichinae. In R. F. Kay, R. H. Madden, J. J. Flynn. (eds.), A new small platyrrhine and the phyletic position of Callitrichinae 435-458 [C. Jaramillo/M. Vallejo/A. Cardenas ]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188245: authorized by Andrés Cardenas, entered by Laura Mora-Rojas on 26.08.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Primates - Cebidae
Neosaimiri cf. fieldsi Stirton 1951 squirrel monkey
Specimen n° IGM 250613
 Didelphimorphia - Didelphidae
Marmosini indet. Reig et al. 1987 opossum
Specimen n° IGM 250344