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UCMP V4936 (Miocene of Colombia)

Also known as Berkeley Marsupial Locality

Where: Huila, Colombia (3.3° 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)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone and claystone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

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

Primary reference: L. G. Marshall. 1976. New Didelphine Marsupials from the La Venta Fauna (Miocene) of Colombia, South America. Journal of Paleontology 50(3):402-418 [C. Jaramillo/M. Vallejo/A. Cardenas ] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 136233: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Maria Vallejo on 23.11.2012, edited by Laura Mora-Rojas

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