La Pleta tracksites (Cretaceous of Spain)

Also known as La Pleta Nord, La Pleta Resclosa

Where: Cataluña, Spain (42.2° N, 1.8° E: paleocoordinates 34.1° N, 1.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Lower Red Garumnian Formation (Tremp Group), Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• "garumniense rojo inferior"; lower red unit, 40 m below K/Pg boundary, C29r

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: "channel"; sandstone

• "fluvial, meandering streams, channel faces"
• "a thin sandstone level with multiple accretion surfaces"

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, trace

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: B. Vila, R. Gaete, A. Galobart, O. Oms, J. Peralba and J. Escuer. 2006. Nuevos hallazgos de dinosaurios y otros tetrápodos continentales en los Pirineos sur-centrales y orientales: resultados preliminares [New discoveries of dinosaurs and other continental tetrapods in the south-central and eastern Pyrenees: preliminary results]. III Jornadas Internacionales sobre Paleontología de Dinosaurios y su Entorno Actas:365-378 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 183090: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 30.11.2016

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia -
? Sauropoda indet. Marsh 1878 sauropod
 Neornithischia - Iguanodontipodidae
Hadrosauropodus sp. Lockley et al. 2003 bird foot dinosaur