southeast island, Lago Colhué Huapi (Cretaceous to of Argentina)

Where: Chubut, Argentina (45.6° S, 68.6° W: paleocoordinates 48.2° S, 55.3° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Lago Colhué Huapi Formation (Chubut Group), Campanian to Campanian (83.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; gray, white sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1993, 2000-2005

Collection methods: surface (in situ), mechanical,

Primary reference: G. Casal, M. Luna, L. Ibiricu, E. Ivany, R. Martínez, M. C. Lamanna, and A. Koprowski. 2002. Hallazgo de una serie caudal articulada de Sauropoda de la Formación Bajo Barreal, Cretácico Superior del sur de Chubut [Discovery of an articulated caudal series of Sauropoda from the Bajo Barreal Formation, Upper Cretaceous of southern Chubut]. Ameghiniana 39(4, suppl.):8R [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 52909: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 26.08.2005, edited by Matthew Oreska and Evangelos Vlachos

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Dipnoi -
Dipnoi indet.3 lungfish
UNPSJB-Pv 1047, dentary plate
 Saurischia -
Aeolosaurus colhuehuapensis n. sp.2 Casal et al. 2007 sauropod
18 caudals
 Neornithischia -
Iguanodontia indet.1 bird foot dinosaur
UNPSJB-PV 960/11, dorsal neural arch; UNPSJB-PV 960/5, dorsal vertebra; UNPSJB-PV 960/1, dorsal vertebra; UNPSJB-PV 960/6, dorsal vertebra; UNPSJB-PV 960/2-4, caudal vertebra; UNPSJB-PV 960/14, caudal neural arch; UNPSJB-PV 960/12, caudal vertebra; UNPSJB-PV 960/10, dorsal rib fragment; UNPSJB-PV 960/7, right calcaneum; UNPSJB-PV 960/9, metatarsal III; UNPSJB-PV 960/8, metatarsal IV; UNPSJB-PV 960/13 indet. fragment
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Hadrosauridae indet.4 Cope 1869 hadrosaurid
 Loricata -
Mesoeucrocodylia indet.1 Whetstone and Whybrow 1983 crocodilian