1 km east of Cerro Cóndor (Jurassic of Argentina)

Also known as Cerro Cóndor South

Where: Chubut, Argentina (43.4° S, 69.2° W: paleocoordinates 40.5° S, 29.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cañadón Asfalto Formation (Sierra de Olte Group), Callovian (166.1 - 163.5 Ma)

• lower third of formation. Sierra de Olte Group = Lonco Trapial Group; upper level with theropod, lower with sauropods

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; sandy tuff

• "deposits of medium-energy water flow"
• "rocky tuff beds with flint...arenaceous tuff"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J. F. Bonaparte in 1977-1983; reposited in the MACN

• Collections made during 1977, 1982, and 1983, but not subdivided into distinct collections in the texts.

Primary reference: J. F. Bonaparte. 1979. Dinosaurs: a Jurassic assemblage from Patagonia. Science 205:1377-1378 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 28534: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 18.02.2003

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia -
Volkheimeria chubutensis n. gen. n. sp. Bonaparte 1979 sauropod
PVL 4077
Patagosaurus fariasi Bonaparte 1979 sauropod
PVL 4075, 4076, 4617; MACN-CH 934
 Saurischia - Piatnitzkysauridae
Piatnitzkysaurus floresi n. gen. n. sp.
Piatnitzkysaurus floresi n. gen. n. sp. Bonaparte 1979 tetanuran
PVL 4073; MACN-CH 895