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Chunchullo Sandstone, Stratigrapgic level D (Miocene of Colombia)

Also known as La Venta CAL-896

Where: Huila, Colombia (3.2° N, 75.2° W: paleocoordinates 2.6° N, 72.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Laventan mammal zone, La Victoria Formation, Laventan (13.8 - 11.8 Ma)

• Above the Chunchullo Sandstone Beds unitis

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; claystone and mudstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: A. E. Zurita, L. R. González Ruiz, A. J. Gómez-Cruz and J. E. Arenas-Mosquera. 2013. The most complete known Neogene Glyptodontidae (Mammalia, Xenarthra, Cingulata) from northern South America: taxonomic, paleobiogeographic, and phylogenetic implications. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 33(3):696-708 [C. Jaramillo/M. Vallejo/A. Cardenas ] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 146527: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Maria Vallejo on 26.06.2013

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