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UCMP Locality V4517 (Miocene of Colombia)

Also known as Neosaimiri Cerro Gordo

Where: Huila, Colombia (3.3° N, 75.2° W: paleocoordinates 2.7° N, 72.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

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

• Monkey beds

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; brown, conglomeratic sandstone

• Approximately 8 meters of gray clays overlying concretionary sandstones, wich rests on the conglomerates conspicuously exposed in middle of Villavieja-Cerro Gordo section

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by R. W. Fields, Henao-Londoņo in 1949; reposited in the UCMP

Primary reference: R. A. Stirton. 1951. Ceboid monkeys from the Miocene of Colombia. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 28(11):315-356 [C. Jaramillo/M. Vallejo/A. Cardenas ] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 133688: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Maria Vallejo on 25.09.2012, edited by Laura Mora-Rojas

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