Picún Leufú tracksite (Huincul Fm.) (Cretaceous to of Argentina)

Also known as El Chocón, Peninsula Nueva

Where: Neuquén, Argentina (39.5° S, 69.3° W: paleocoordinates 46.2° S, 46.2° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Huincul Formation (Neuquén Group), Late/Upper Cenomanian to Late/Upper Cenomanian (99.6 - 89.8 Ma)

• Río Limay Subgroup

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

• "multicolored sandstone"

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: trace

Collected by O. de Ferrariis, Z. Gasparini in 1979

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• originally discovered by fishers, reported to Oscar de Ferrariis

Primary reference: G. Leonardi. 1981. As localidades com rastros fósseis de tetrápodes na América Latina [Localities with fossil tetrapod tracks in Latin America]. In Y. T. Sanguinetti (ed.), Anais II Congresso Latino-Americano de Paleontologia 2:929-940 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 85571: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 09.01.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia -
 Saurischia - Abelisauridae
? Abelisauridae indet.1 Bonaparte and Novas 1985 ceratosaur
 Saurischia - Eubrontidae
"Grallator sp." = Grallator (Eubrontes)1
"Grallator sp." = Grallator (Eubrontes)1 Hitchcock 1845 theropod
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Hadrosauridae indet.1 Cope 1869 hadrosaurid