La Matecasa, M-4 (Cretaceous of Spain)

Also known as Bretun

Where: Castilla y León, Spain (42.1° N, 2.4° W: paleocoordinates 33.4° N, 8.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Huérteles Formation (Oncala Group), Early/Lower Berriasian (145.0 - 140.2 Ma)

• "aloformation"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; sandstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: L. M. Aguirrezabala and L. I. Viera. 1980. Icnitas de dinosaurios en Bretun (Soria) [Dinosaur footprints in Bretun (Soria)]. Munibe 32(3–4):257-279 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 168024: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 13.04.2015

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Lepisosteiformes -
"Lepidotus sp." = Lepidotes
"Lepidotus sp." = Lepidotes Agassiz 1843 gar
 Dinosauria -
Dinosauria indet. dinosaur
isolated tracks
 Neornithischia -
Iguanodon sp. Mantell 1825 bird foot dinosaur
M-4A, B