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UCMP V4533 (Miocene of Colombia)

Also known as Hacienda San Jose; V-4533

Where: Huila, Colombia (3.3° N, 75.2° W: paleocoordinates 2.8° N, 72.6° W)

• coordinate based on unpublished field data

When: Villavieja Formation, Laventan (13.8 - 11.8 Ma)

• Found in the El Libano sands and clays, a member of the Honda Formation, and were approximately 80 meters beelow the Cerbatana gravels and clays

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; sandstone and claystone

• sands and clays

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the UCMP

Primary reference: S. E. Hirschfeld and L. G. Marshall. 1976. Revised faunal list of the La Ventana Fauna (Fiasian-Miocene) of Colombia, South America. Journal of Paleontology 50(3):433-436 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 58455: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 07.02.2006, edited by Philip Mannion and Laura Mora-Rojas

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