Patagonykus type, Sierra del Portezuelo (Cretaceous to of Argentina)

Where: Neuquén, Argentina (38.9° S, 69.6° W: paleocoordinates 44.8° S, 48.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Portezuelo Formation (Neuquén Group), Late/Upper Turonian to Late/Upper Turonian (93.5 - 85.8 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; sandstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected in 1989-1991; reposited in the MACN

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (float), surface (in situ), mechanical,

• association of Patagonykus materials as a single individual has been questioned

Primary reference: F. E. Novas and R. A. Coria. 1990. Unusual Cretaceous theropods from Patagonia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 10(3, suppl.):37A [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 48461: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 20.03.2005

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Archosauria -
Archosauria indet.2 archosaur
MCF-PVPH 39
 Avetheropoda - Alvarezsauridae
Alvarezsauridae indet.2 Bonaparte 1991 coelurosaur
MCF-PVPH 38
Patagonykus puertai n. gen. n. sp.1 Novas 1994 coelurosaur
MCF-PVPH 37
 Ornithischia -
Ornithischia indet.2 ornithischian
MCF-PVPH 41
 Loricata -
Crocodylia indet.2 crocodilian
MCF-PVPH 40