Brievabradys laventensis LV-4-12 (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)

• Monkey Beds

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; claystone and siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. Villarroel. 2000. Un nuevo Mylodontinae (Xenarthra, Tardigrada) en la fauna de La Venta, Mioceno de Colombia: El estado actual de la familia Orophodontidae. Revista Acad. Colombia Cienc 24(90):117-127 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188253: authorized by Andrés Cardenas, entered by Laura Mora-Rojas on 26.08.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Xenarthra - Mylodontidae
Brievabradys laventensis Villarroel 2000 edentate
Specimen n° LV-4-12