Cañadón Grande, Rio Chubút (Cretaceous of Argentina)

Where: Chubut, Argentina (44.5° S, 70.0° W: paleocoordinates 45.4° S, 36.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cerro Castaño Member (Cerro Barcino Formation), Aptian (125.0 - 113.0 Ma)

• member assignment is uncertain

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; red sandstone

• "red sandstone"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by S. Roth in 1896–1898; reposited in the MLP

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: A. S. Woodward. 1901. On some extinct reptiles from Patagonia, of the genera Miolania, Dinilysia, and Genyodectes. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1901(1):169-184 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 46075: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 30.12.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Saurischia -
Genyodectes serus n. gen. n. sp.
Genyodectes serus n. gen. n. sp. Woodward 1901 ceratosaur
MLP 26-39, Incomplete portions of premaxillae, maxillae, dentaries, supradentaries, splenial, and tooth (holotype)