Lafarge quarry, Lestaillats 2 (Cretaceous of France)

Also known as Roquefort-sur-Garonne, Mauran

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

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Marnes de Lestaillats Formation (Ausseing Group), Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: estuary or bay; lithified, bioturbated, black, gray, carbonaceous marl

• "gray to black marls, strongly bioturbated, more or less indurated with cyrenes and lignites"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by Y. Laurent in 1994

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 172588: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 12.08.2015

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Taxonomic list

 Selachii -
"Selachii" indet. shark
"shark" tooth; MDE-Les2-09
 Elopiformes - Phyllodontidae
Phyllodontidae indet. Sauvage 1875
Phyllodontinae indet. Darteville and Casier 1949
tooth plate; MDE-Les2-06
 Spariformes - Sparidae
? Sparidae indet. Cuvier 1817
 Testudines -
Pleurodira indet. sideneck turtle
 Neornithischia -
Hadrosauroidea indet. Huene 1954 bird foot dinosaur
proximal half of femur, MDE-Les2-10
 Crocodylia -
Crocodylia indet. Owen 1842 crocodilian