Cerrito del Bote tracksite, level 1 (Cretaceous of Argentina)

Also known as Picún Leufu

Where: Neuquén, Argentina (39.5° S, 69.3° W: paleocoordinates 46.6° S, 45.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Candeleros Formation (Neuquén Group), Early/Lower Cenomanian (99.6 - 93.5 Ma)

• lower part of formation; Río Limay Subgroup

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; medium-grained, coarse, gray sandstone

• "grayish, coarse to medium sandstones"

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: J. O. Calvo, R. A. Coria, and L. Salgado. 1990. Nuevas localidades con huellas de dinosaurios del Miembro Candeleros (Albiano–Cenomaniano, Formación Río Limay, Grupo Neuquén), Provincia del Neuquén, Argentina [New localities with dinosaur tracks from the Candeleros Member (Albian–Cenomanian, Río Limay Formation, Neuquén Group), Neuquén Province, Argentina]. VII Jornadas Argentinas de Paleontología de Vertebrados. Ameghiniana 26(3-4):241 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 49411: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 15.04.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
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Sauropodichnus giganteus1 Calvo 1991 dinosaur
trackway
 Avetheropoda -
Coelurosauria indet.2 Huene 1914 coelurosaur
small form