Sitio Trauku, Loma de la Lata (MUCP) (Cretaceous of Argentina)

Also known as Lago Barreales

Where: Neuquén, Argentina (38.5° S, 68.7° W: paleocoordinates 43.0° S, 49.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Bajo de la Carpa Formation (Neuquén Group), Santonian (86.3 - 83.6 Ma)

• originally Rio Colorado Formation, now a Subgroup. Lowermost section of formation.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: L. Salgado, J. O. Calvo, and R. A. Coria. 1991. Un dinosaurio saurópodo de caudales anfipláticas del en el Cretácico Superior de la Provincia de Neuquén [A sauropod dinosaur with amphiplatyan caudals from the Upper Cretaceous of Neuquén Province]. 8° Jornadas Argentinas de Paleontologia de Vertebrados, Resumenes. Ameghiniana 28(3-4):412 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 32368: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 26.06.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia -
Traukutitan eocaudata n. gen. n. sp.
Traukutitan eocaudata n. gen. n. sp. Juárez Valieri and Calvo 2011 sauropod
MUCPv 204