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4 km NE of Campo El Mamon (Miocene of Venezuela)

Also known as Urumaco

Where: Falcon, Venezuela (11.3° N, 70.2° W: paleocoordinates 11.0° N, 68.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Urumaco Formation, Huayquerian (9.0 - 6.8 Ma)

• Upper part of the upper member of the Urumaco Formation, in the "capa de huesos" or "tortugas"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology, Escuela de Geologia of the Universidad Central de Venezuela and the Ministerio de Minas e Hidrocarburos in 1972

Primary reference: C. J. Medina. 1976. Crocodilians from the Late Tertiary of northwestern Venezuela: Melanosuchus fisheri sp. nov. Breviora 438:1-14 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 143517: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 24.04.2013, edited by Evangelos Vlachos

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