Zona del Rio Atuel (Cerro de La Brea, Arroyo La Chilca and Mina Transito) (Jurassic to of Argentina)

Also known as PGAP 497

Where: Mendoza, Argentina (35.0° S, 70.0° W: paleocoordinates 36.6° S, 29.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Sinemurian to Sinemurian (199.3 - 182.7 Ma)

• This age assigned by Stipanicic and Bonetti (1970a)

Environment/lithology:

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. Herbst. 1964. La flora liasica de la zona del Rio Atuel, Mendoza, Argentina. Revista del Asociacion Geologica Argentina 19(2):108-131 [A. Rees/A. Rees/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 29376: authorized by Allister Rees, entered by Allister Rees on 02.04.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Genus-level assignments and numbers of species are from the PGAP database. Species names are in the process of being entered.
unclassified
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Cycadeoideopsida
 Bennettitales -
Otozamites "sp. 1" Braun 1843
Otozamites "sp. 2" Braun 1843
Otozamites "sp. 3" Braun 1843
Otozamites "sp. 4" Braun 1843
Otozamites "sp. 5" Braun 1843
Pterophyllum "sp. 1" Brongniart 1828
Ptilophyllum "sp. 1" Morris 1840
Pinopsida
 Pinales - Podocarpaceae
 Pinales - Araucariaceae
Equisetopsida
 Equisetales - Equisetaceae
Equisetites "sp. 1" Sternberg 1833
Ginkgoopsida
 Pentoxylales - Pentoxylaceae
Taeniopteris "sp. 1" Brongniart 1828
Taeniopteris "sp. 2" Brongniart 1828
 Caytoniales - Caytoniaceae
Pteridopsida
  -
Cladophlebis "sp. 1" Brongniart 1849
Cladophlebis "sp. 2" Brongniart 1849
Cladophlebis "sp. 3" Brongniart 1849
Cladophlebis "sp. 4" Brongniart 1849
Calamitaceae
  - Calamitaceae
Archangelskya
  -
Clathropteris
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Clathropteris "sp. 1" Brongniart 1828