Chacay Melehue, CM4, La Manga Formation, Neuquen (Jurassic of Argentina)

Where: Argentina (37.2° S, 70.4° W: paleocoordinates 34.5° S, 32.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: La Manga Formation, Middle Oxfordian (161.2 - 155.7 Ma)

• plicatilis zone

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, concretionary limestone and lithified marl

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: H. Parent, G. Schweigert, and G. Melendez. 2006. Oxfordian perisphinctid ammonites from Chacay Melehue, Argentina. Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 80(4):307-324 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 68161: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 05.01.2007

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Taxonomic list

 Ammonitida - Perisphinctidae
Subvinalesphinctes prophetae Gygi and Hillebrandt 1991 ammonite
Subvinalesphinctes pseudokranaus n. sp. Parent et al. 2006 ammonite