Aratu (Cretaceous to of Brazil)

Where: Bahia, Brazil (12.8° S, 38.5° W: paleocoordinates 11.4° S, 5.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Ilhas Group, Late/Upper Hauterivian to Late/Upper Hauterivian (136.4 - 125.5 Ma)

• Lower Cretaceous Recôncavo Basin, Bahia Supergroup, Ilhas Group (Late Hauterivian–Early Barremian)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified, pebbly conglomerate and green, sandy shale

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Roberto Tinoco

Primary reference: R. G. Souza, R. G. Figueiredo, S. A. K. Azevedo, D. Riff, and A. W. A. Kellner. 2019. Systematic revision of Sarcosuchus hartti (Crocodyliformes) from the Recôncavo Basin (Early Cretaceous) of Bahia, north-eastern Brazil. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 203354: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 13.08.2019

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Taxonomic list

 Loricata -
Sarcosuchus hartti Marsh 1869 crocodilian
MN 7459-V-7461-V (lost in the 2018 fire)