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El Ocal stream, 26 km southwest of Neiva (Cretaceous of Colombia)

Also known as Yaguarasaurus columbianus type

Where: Huila, Colombia (2.8° N, 75.5° W: paleocoordinates 3.0° S, 52.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: La Frontera Member (Villeta Formation), Late/Upper Turonian (94.3 - 89.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. E. Páramo-Fonseca. 2000. Yaguarasaurus columbianus (Reptilia, Mosasauridae), a primitive mosasaur from the Turonian (Upper Cretaceous) of Colombia. Historical Biology 14:121-131 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 122676: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 05.01.2012, edited by Jonathan Tennant

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