Santa Elena 5 (Jurassic of Argentina)

Where: Mendoza, Argentina (35.3° S, 70.5° W: paleocoordinates 32.6° S, 33.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Lotena Formation, Early/Lower Oxfordian (161.2 - 155.7 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; gray, green, blue marl and muddy shale

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: H. Parent. 2006. Oxfordian and late Callovian ammonite faunas and biostratigraphy of the Neuquen-Mendoza and Tarapaca Basins (Jurassic, Ammonoidea, Western South-America). Boletin del Instituto de Fisiografia y Geologia 76(1-2):1-70 [J. Alroy/J. Martinelli]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 136706: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Julieta Martinelli on 02.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Ammonitida - Lissoceratidae
Lissoceratoides cf. erato d'Orbigny 1850 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Aspidoceratidae
Peltoceratoides pressulus Leanza 1947 ammonite