Passagem das Pedras (SOPP) (Cretaceous to of Brazil)

Also known as Fazenda Ilha Farm, Passagem do Pedra, Leonardi locality 63

Where: Paraíba, Brazil (6.8° S, 38.2° W: paleocoordinates 4.5° S, 5.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Sousa Formation (Rio do Peixe Group), Berriasian to Berriasian (145.0 - 129.4 Ma)

• 10 levels

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: alluvial fan; black, gray, green siltstone and sandstone

• alluvial fan in a lacustrine environment; hot, semi-arid climate. Temporary lakes.
• "alternate dark gray or gray-green to black siltstone, with mud cracks, ripple marks, and mudstone and reddish shales."

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collected by Moraes, Price, Campos, Leonardi in 1924, 1969, 1975-

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: F. v. Huene. 1930. Terrestrische Oberkreide im zentralen Südamerika [Terrestrial Upper Cretaceous in central South America]. Centralblatt für Mineralogie, Geologie und Paläontologie, Abteilung B: Geologie und Paläontologie 1930(5):177-181 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 56463: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 18.11.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Conchostraca -
Conchostraca indet.1 Sars 1867 clam shrimp
Ostracoda indet.1 Latreille 1802 ostracod
 Avetheropoda -
Moraesichnium barbarenae n. gen. n. sp.1 carnosaur
Coelurosauria indet.2 coelurosaur
 Neornithischia - Iguanodontipodidae
Staurichnium diogenis n. gen. n. sp.1, Sousaichnium pricei n. gen. n. sp.1
Staurichnium diogenis n. gen. n. sp.1 Leonardi 1979 bird foot dinosaur
Sousaichnium pricei n. gen. n. sp.1 Leonardi 1979 bird foot dinosaur