Polpaico, Cerro Mesa (Cretaceous of Chile)

Where: Santiago Metropolitan, Chile (33.1° S, 70.8° W: paleocoordinates 33.4° S, 37.0° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Las Chilcas Formation, Early/Lower Cretaceous (145.0 - 100.5 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by I. Tapia

Primary reference: P. Salinas, L. G. Marshall, and P. Sepúlveda. 1991. Vertebrados continentales del Paleozoico y Mesozoico de Chile [Continental vertebrates of the Paleozoic and Mesozoic of Chile]. Actas del VI Congreso Geológicao Chileno, Viña del Mar 310-313 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 170684: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 26.06.2015

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Taxonomic list

Vertebrata indet. Lamarck 1801
"large bones"