Sierra do Veadinho, Uberaba (Cretaceous of Brazil)

Also known as Ponto 2 do Price, Veadinho Hill, outcrop 2

Where: Minas Gerais, Brazil (19.7° S, 47.7° W: paleocoordinates 23.3° S, 33.4° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Serra da Galga Member (Marília Formation), Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• formation lies above the Uberaba Formation; upper part of Bauru Group

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; conglomeratic, calcareous sandstone and siltstone

• "a calciferous sandstone sequence that can be conglomeratic on a local level (Ponte Alta Member)" (Azevedo & Kellner 1998); "alternating conglomerates, sandstones, and siltstones" (Kellner 1994); "calciferous sandstone, deposited in fluvio-laucustrine environment, showing cross-stratification and conglomerate sequences" (Marinho & Candeiro 2005)

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected in 1987-

Collection methods: bulk, quarrying, mechanical, sieve,

Primary reference: A. W. A. Kellner. 1994. Preliminary report on the microvertebrate fauna from the Late Cretaceous Bauru strata near Peirópolis, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 14(3, suppl.):31A [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 32346: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 26.06.2003, edited by Steven Miller, Roger Benson, Mark Bell, Philip Mannion, Jonathan Tennant and Kaitlin Maguire

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Pisces
  -
"Pisces indet." = Osteichthyes
"Pisces indet." = Osteichthyes Huxley 1880 bony fish
Actinopteri
 Teleostei -
 Amiiformes - Amiidae
Vidalamiinae indet.7 Grande and Bemis 1998 bowfin
CPPLIP 1303, CPPLIP 1310 and CPPLIP 1311
Osteichthyes
 Salientia - Ceratophryidae
Uberabatrachus carvalhoi n. gen. n. sp.1
Uberabatrachus carvalhoi n. gen. n. sp.1 Báez et al. 2012 frog
CPPLIP 1115 - holotype (partial skeleton lacking the forelimbs and most of the hind limbs, exposed mainly in ventral view)
Reptilia
 Testudines - Podocnemidoidae
"Cambaremys langertoni n. gen. n. sp." = Roxochelys wanderleyi4
"Cambaremys langertoni n. gen. n. sp." = Roxochelys wanderleyi4 Price 1953 sideneck turtle
 Dinosauria -
Dinosauria indet.3 dinosaur
Egg
 Saurischia -
Titanosauria indet.6 Bonaparte and Coria 1993 sauropod
incl. 2 osteoderms
Lithostrotia indet.8 Upchurch et al. 2004 sauropod
CPPLIP 296 (squamosal bone) and CPPLIP 247 (atlas vertebra)
 Avetheropoda -
Maniraptora indet.9 Gauthier 1986 coelurosaur
CPP 659
Aves
 Aves -
Aves indet.2 bird
CPP 481, isolated pedal ungual phalanx lacking its proximal end; CPP 470, isolated pedal phalanx 1 of left digit II
 Enantiornithes -
cf. Enantiornithes indet.2 bird
CPP 482, an incomplete metatarsal III of the left foot missing its proximal end
Reptilia
 Saurischia -
Abelisauroidea indet.5 Bonaparte 1991 ceratosaur
MCT 1783-R, isolated tibia
Abelisauroidea indet.10 Bonaparte 1991 ceratosaur
 Loricata - Peirosauridae
"Uberabasuchus terrificus n. gen. n. sp." = Peirosaurus torminni3
"Uberabasuchus terrificus n. gen. n. sp." = Peirosaurus torminni3 Price 1955 crocodilian