Lago Colhue Huapi, Rio Chico (FMNH) (Cretaceous to of Argentina)

Also known as Secernosaurus type

Where: Chubut, Argentina (45.6° S, 68.5° W: paleocoordinates 48.2° S, 55.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Lago Colhué Huapi Formation (Chubut Group), Late/Upper Campanian to Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 66.0 Ma)

• also described as "San Jorg√© Formation"; Formation formerly identified as "Laguna Palacios"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J. B. Abbott in 1923; reposited in the FMNH

Collection methods: mechanical,

Primary reference: M. K. Brett-Surman. 1979. Phylogeny and palaeobiogeography of hadrosaurian dinosaurs. Nature 277:560-562 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 58574: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 14.02.2006

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Secernosaurus koerneri n. gen. n. sp.
Secernosaurus koerneri n. gen. n. sp. Brett-Surman 1979 hadrosaurine
FMNH PR 13423