La Mata del Viudà tracksite (Cretaceous of Spain)

Also known as Millà, Vall d'Ager, Mas de Saurí, Corça

Where: Cataluña, Spain (42.0° N, 0.7° E: paleocoordinates 34.0° N, 0.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Figuerola Formation (Fontllonga Group), Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• "lower Garumnian"; uppermost part of lower red unit" base of C29r chron, ca. 25 m below K/Pg boundary

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: "channel"; claystone and quartzose, white, argillaceous sandstone

• "fluvial, braided streams, channel facies"
• 8-10 cm thick claystone, prints filled with clayey sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, trace

Collected by C. Llompart

Collection methods: surface (in situ), peel or thin section,

• Part of ledge collapsed, destroying some tracks

Primary reference: C. Llompart. 1979. Yacimiento de huellas de pisadas de reptil en el Cretácico superior prepirenaico [Locality of reptile footprints in the pre-Pyrenean Upper Cretaceous]. Acta Geològica Hispànica 14:333-336 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 158277: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 17.07.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Neornithischia - Iguanodontipodidae
cf. Hadrosauropodus langstoni Lockley et al. 2003 bird foot dinosaur
ca. 20 tridactyl tracks, incl. MV10-14
 Neornithischia -
Hadrosauroidea indet. Huene 1954 bird foot dinosaur