10 km east-northeast of Cerro Barcino (Cretaceous of Argentina)

Also known as Chubutisaurus type

Where: Chubut, Argentina (43.4° S, 68.3° W: paleocoordinates 50.4° S, 42.5° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Bayo Overo Member (Cerro Barcino Formation), Late/Upper Albian (105.3 - 99.6 Ma)

• sometimes listed as Cerro Barcino member of Gorro Frigio Fm.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; intraclastic, gray, green siliciclastic sediments

• Rock with "cineritic" aspect, clear greenish-gray color, irregular fracture, small quartz clasts and isolated feldspathic splinters; greenish and/or reddish spots darker than the rock correspond to altered "fémicos".

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by G. del Corro & O. A. Guitérrez in 1961, Feb 1965; reposited in the MACN

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

• originally discovered by rancher Martínez in 1961

Primary reference: G. del Corro. 1966. Un nuevo Dinosaurio carnivoro del Chubut [A new carnivorous dinosaur from Chubut]. Communicaciones del Museuo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales "Bernardino Rivadavia" e Institutio Nacional de Investigacion de las Ciencias Naturales: Paleontologia 1(1):1-4 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 38533: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 23.04.2004

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia -
Chubutisaurus insignis n. gen. n. sp.
Chubutisaurus insignis n. gen. n. sp. del Corro 1975 sauropod
MACN 18.222
 Avetheropoda - Carcharodontosauridae
Megalosaurus inexpectatus n. sp. del Corro 1966 allosauroid
MACN 18.172