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Duke Locality 121 W (La Venta Fauna) (Miocene of Colombia)

Where: Colombia (3.3° N, 75.1° W: paleocoordinates 2.5° N, 71.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Honda Group, Friasian (16.3 - 15.5 Ma)

• The map doesn't show 121 W, but 121 is near Duke Locality 117 in the La Victoria Formation.

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Primary reference: A. A. Carlini, S. F. Vizcaino, and G. J. Scillato-Yane. 1997. Armored Xenarthrans: A unique taxonomic and ecologic assemblage. Vertebrate Paleontology in the Neotropics; The Miocene Fauna of La Venta, Colombia (R. F. Kay, R. H. Madden, R. L. Cifelli, and J. J. Flynn, eds.; Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington) [J. Alroy/J. Wertheim/L. Mora-Rojas] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 13758: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Jill Wertheim on 23.04.2002, edited by Philip Mannion and Laura Mora-Rojas

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