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Coyaima 5 (Miocene of Colombia)

Also known as UCMP V-4415

Where: Tolima, Colombia (3.8° N, 75.2° W: paleocoordinates 3.2° N, 72.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; ferruginous, conglomeratic sandstone

• Ferruginous conglomeratic sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by R. A. Stirton; reposited in the UCMP

Primary reference: W. Langston. 1965. Fossil crocodilians from Colombia and the Cenozoic history of the Crocodilia in South America. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 52:1-169 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 143779: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 25.04.2013, edited by Maria Vallejo

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