Parador La Leona (Cretaceous to of Argentina)

Also known as Estancia La Blanca

Where: Patagonia, Argentina (49.1° S, 71.7° W: paleocoordinates 55.6° S, 50.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Mata Amarilla Formation, Cenomanian to Cenomanian (100.5 - 83.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: J. P. O'Gorman and A. N. Varela. 2010. The oldest lower Upper Cretaceous plesiosaurs (Reptilia, Sauropterygia) from Southern Patagonia, Argentina. Ameghiniana 47(4):447-459 [P. Mannion/J. Tennant]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 141577: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Jonathan Tennant on 29.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Sauropterygia -
Plesiosauria indet. de Blainville 1835 plesiosaur
MPM-PV 1870-2, MPM-PV 1870-3, and MPM-PV 1870-1, MPM-PV 1871-1-1; MPM-PV 1871-1-2; MPM-PV 1871-1-3
 Sauropterygia - Elasmosauridae
Elasmosauridae indet. Cope 1869 elasmosaur
MPM-PV 1871-2