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UCMP Locality V4521 (La Venta Fauna) (Miocene of Colombia)

Where: Huila Department, Colombia (3.2° N, 75.2° W: paleocoordinates 2.6° N, 72.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Baraya Volcanic Member (Villavieja Formation), Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: R. L. Cifelli and J. Guerrero. 1989. New remains of Prothoatherium columbianus (Litopterna, Mammalia) from the Miocene of Colombia . Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 9(2):222-231 [J. Alroy/R. Whatley/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 12971: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Robin Whatley on 12.01.2002, edited by Maria Vallejo and Laura Mora-Rojas

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