Stratigraphic leve F (Miocene of Colombia)

Also known as Boreostemma IGM p253101

Where: Huila, Colombia (3.3° N, 75.1° W: paleocoordinates 2.7° N, 72.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Laventan mammal zone, La Victoria Formation (Honda Group), Laventan (13.8 - 11.8 Ma)

• Unit Between Chunchullo Sandstone Beds and Tatacoa Sandstone Beds

Environment/lithology: fluvial; siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. E. Zurita, L. R. González Ruiz, A. J. Gómez-Cruz and J. E. Arenas-Mosquera. 2013. The most complete known Neogene Glyptodontidae (Mammalia, Xenarthra, Cingulata) from northern South America: taxonomic, paleobiogeographic, and phylogenetic implications. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 33(3):696-708 [C. Jaramillo/M. Vallejo/A. Cardenas ]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 188258: authorized by Andrés Cardenas, entered by Laura Mora-Rojas on 26.08.2017

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Xenarthra - Glyptodontidae
Boreostemma acostae Villarroel 1983 glyptodon
Specimen n° IGM p253101 (five associated osteoderms and partial mandible), IGM p183315, IGM p183307 (three osteoderms of the caudal rings and three molariforms), IGM p183265 (left hemimandible, three osteoderms and a fragment of femur)