Mapelle Quarry (Cretaceous to of Brazil)

Where: Bahia, Brazil (12.8° S, 38.4° W: paleocoordinates 11.4° S, 5.3° W)

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Ilhas Group, Late/Upper Hauterivian to Late/Upper Hauterivian (136.4 - 125.5 Ma)

• Lower Cretaceous RecĂ´ncavo Basin, Bahia Supergroup, Ilhas Group (Late Hauterivian–Early Barremian)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; conglomerate

• "hard conglomerate"

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: J. Mawson and A. S. Woodward. 1907. On the Cretaceous formation of Bahia (Brazil), and on vertebrate fossils collected therein. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 63:128-139 [M. Carrano/K. Maguire/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 55209: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Kaitlin Maguire on 29.09.2005, edited by Matthew Carrano

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Taxonomic list

 Coelacanthiformes - Mawsoniidae
Mawsonia gigas Mawson and Woodward 1907 coelacanth
 Dinosauria -
 Neornithischia - Iguanodontidae
Iguanodontidae indet. Bonaparte 1850 iguanodontid
 Loricata -
Crocodylia indet. crocodilian