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East of Capirote, road to Quebrada Honda (Miocene of Venezuela)

Where: Falcón, Venezuela (11.2° N, 70.2° W: paleocoordinates 10.7° N, 67.6° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Upper Member (Socorro Formation), Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

• "The Socorro Formation is mostly represetned by deltaic and fluvial deposits (Hambalek et al., 1994)." (p. 234)

Primary reference: J. J. Head, M. R. Sânchez-Villagra, and O. A. Aguilera. 2006. Fossil snakes from the Neogene of Venezuela (Falcón State). Journal of Systematic Paleontology 41(3):233-240 [C. Bell/C. Bell] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 63517: authorized by Chris Bell, entered by Chris Bell on 15.08.2006, edited by Jason Head

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