Presa de San Antonio (Cretaceous of Spain)

Also known as Talarn, Presa de Sant Antoni, Point 1, Sant Antoni-2, Presa de Tremp

Where: Cataluña, Spain (42.2° N, 0.9° E: paleocoordinates 34.2° N, 0.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Conques Formation (Tremp Group), Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• "level b"; early part of late Maastrichtian, "base of continental sedimentation"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; red conglomerate and sandstone

• "a reddish conglomerate"; "yellowish red conglomerates and sandstones"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Lapparent, Aguirre & Rosell in 1956

Collection methods: surface (float), surface (in situ),

Primary reference: A. F. d. Lapparent and E. Aguirre. 1956. Présence de Dinosauriens dans le Crétacé supérieur du bassin de Tremp (province de Lérida, Espagne) [Presence of dinosaurs in the Upper Cretaceous of the Tremp Basin (Lérida Province, Spain)]. Comptes Rendus de la Société Géologique de France 1956:261-262 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 141188: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 21.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Pulmonata - Anadromidae
Lychnus sp.1 Matheron 1832 slug
 Saurischia -
Titanosauria indet.2 Bonaparte and Coria 1993 sauropod
"indeterminate bones (large, from limbs and girdles, and small, rib and vertebral fragments, etc.)"