Tricouté 3 (Cretaceous of France)

Also known as MA 3

Where: Haute-Garonne, France (43.2° N, 1.0° E: paleocoordinates 35.2° N, 0.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Marnes d'Auzas Formation, Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• bottom of formation; a few meters above Tricouté 2

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone and lenticular, sandy, carbonaceous marl

• "a marly-sandy lens, very rich in plant remains, localised within a 4-m-thick sandstone bank"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by Musée des Dinosaures in 1999

Primary reference: Y. Laurent. 2003. Les faunes de vertébrés continentaux du Maastrichtien supérieur d'Europe: systématique et biodiversité [The continental vertebrate faunas of the upper Maastrichtian of Europe: systematics and biodiversity]. Strata, Série 2 41:1-81 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 172587: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 12.08.2015

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Neornithischia -
Hadrosauroidea indet.1 Huene 1954 bird foot dinosaur
MDE MA3-01 to 03, 09–11, 13, 22
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Canardia garonnensis n. gen. n. sp.2
Canardia garonnensis n. gen. n. sp.2 Prieto-Marquez et al. 2013 lambeosaurine
 Crocodylia -
Crocodylia indet. Owen 1842 crocodilian