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Duke Locality 57 (La Venta Fauna) (Miocene of Colombia)

Where: 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: Baraya Member (Villavieja Formation), Laventan (13.8 - 11.8 Ma)

• Monkey Beds

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Geological Survey of Colombia, IGM & Duke University in 1985-1992

Primary reference: W. Langston, Jr. and Z. Gasparini. 1997. Crocodilians, Gryposuchus and the South American gavials. In R. F. Kay, R. H. Madden, R. L. Cifelli, J. J. Flynn (eds.), Vertebrate Paleontology in the Neotropics - The Miocene fauna of La Venta, Colombia 113-154 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 153817: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 16.01.2014, edited by Laura Mora-Rojas

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