Lago San Martin C (Jurassic of Argentina)

Also known as Rio Fosiles

Where: Santa Cruz, Argentina (48.0° S, 72.0° W: paleocoordinates 46.0° S, 29.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Jurassic (201.3 - 145.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; shale

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: T.G. Halle. 1913. Some Mesozoic plant-bearing deposits in Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego and their floras. Kungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar 51(3):1-58 [D. Royer/D. Royer/D. Royer]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 35171: authorized by Dana Royer, entered by Dana Royer on 17.11.2003

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Taxonomic list

 Bennettitales -
Ptilophyllum acutifolium Bose and Kasat 1972
 Pinales - Podocarpaceae
Elatocladus sp. Halle 1913
 Ginkgoales - Ginkgoaceae
 Gleicheniales - Matoniaceae
Nathorstia alata Halle 1913
 Polypodiales -
  - Sphenopteridae