Termas del Flaco (Jurassic of Chile)

Also known as Baños del Flaco, Leonardi locality 84, Tinguiririca

Where: O'Higgins, Chile (34.8° S, 70.5° W: paleocoordinates 33.0° S, 33.4° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Baños del Flaco Formation, Tithonian (152.1 - 145.0 Ma)

• basal unit of formation (originally Lower Cretaceous), close to boundary with Río Damas Fm.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: mire or swamp; volcaniclastic, gray, calcareous sandstone

• carbonate platform environment, swampy deposition
• "dark gray calcareous sandstone, 15 cm thick", with volcanic clasts

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression, trace

Collected by D. Márquez, A. Fasola, R. M. Casamiquela in 1966-1967

Collection methods: surface (in situ), mechanical,

Primary reference: A. Fasola R. 1966. Hallazgo de huellas de dinosaurios en el Alto Tinguiririca [Discovery of dinosaur bones in Alto Tinguiririca]. Museum Nacional de Historia Natural, Noticiario Mensual 10(1119):8 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 57141: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Kaitlin Maguire on 05.12.2005, edited by Matthew Carrano

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia -
Theropoda "indet. 1"2 Marsh 1881 theropod
large morph
Theropoda "indet. 2"2 Marsh 1881 theropod
small morph
 Neornithischia -
Ornithopoda indet.2 bird foot dinosaur
second morph
Camptosaurichnus fasolae n. gen. n. sp.1 Casamiquela and Fasola 1968 bird foot dinosaur
Iguanodonichnus frenkii n. gen. n. sp.1
Iguanodonichnus frenkii n. gen. n. sp.1 Casamiquela and Fasola 1968 dinosaur