Boreostemma IGM p183947 (Miocene of Colombia)

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

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• Stratigraphic level between Monkey Beds and Fish Beds

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; claystone and siltstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Reposited in the UCMP

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: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188264: authorized by Andrés Cardenas, entered by Laura Mora-Rojas on 27.08.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Xenarthra - Glyptodontidae
Boreostemma acostae Villarroel 1983 glyptodon
Specimens n° IGM p183947, IGM p809901