Duke Screenwash locality CVP-14 (Miocene of Colombia)

Where: Huila, Colombia (3.3° 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: M. Hecht and T. LaDuke. 1997. Limbless Tetrapods. In R. Kay, R. Madden, R. Cifelli, J. Flynn (eds.), Vertebrate paleontology in the Neotropics. The Miocene fauna of La Venta, Colombia [A. Cardenas /L. Mora-Rojas]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188247: authorized by Andrés Cardenas, entered by Laura Mora-Rojas on 26.08.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Squamata -
Colubroidea indet. Oppel 1811 snake
Specimen n° IGM 250517
 Sparassodonta - Hondadelphidae
Hondadelphys ? indet. Marshall 1976 metatherian
Specimen n° IGM 250578