Fazenda Pedregulho tracksite (SOPE) (Cretaceous to of Brazil)

Also known as Leonardi locality 66

Where: Paraíba, Brazil (6.8° S, 38.3° W: paleocoordinates 4.6° S, 5.4° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - small; black, gray, green siltstone

• lacustrine, 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: trace

Collected by G. Leonardi in 1977

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: G. Leonardi. 1979. New archosaurian trackways from the Rio do Peixe basin, Paraíba, Brazil. Annali dell'Università di Ferrara (Nuova Serie). Sezione IX – Scienze Geologiche e Paleontologiche 5(14):239-250 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 58786: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 24.02.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Conchostraca -
Conchostraca indet. Sars 1867 clam shrimp
 Avetheropoda -
Carnosauria indet. carnosaur