Curral Velho tracksite (SOCV) (Cretaceous of Brazil)

Also known as Leonardi locality 74, Fazenda Caboge, Caboje

Where: Paraíba, Brazil (6.8° S, 38.2° W: paleocoordinates 6.6° S, 5.6° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Rio Piranhas Formation (Rio do Peixe Group), Early/Lower Cretaceous (145.0 - 100.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: alluvial fan; red sandstone

• "alluvial fans near the source, hot and semi-arid paleoclimate."
• "coarse sandstone, pink colored, in thick irregular levels with conglomerate beds; or fine conglomerates. Rare silt and mud intercalations, sometimes with mud cracks and ripple marks."

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: trace

Collected by G. Leonardi in 1979

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: G. Leonardi. 1981. As localidades com rastros fósseis de tetrápodes na América Latina [Localities with fossil tetrapod tracks in Latin America]. In Y. T. Sanguinetti (ed.), Anais II Congresso Latino-Americano de Paleontologia 2:929-940 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 58794: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 24.02.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Avetheropoda -
 Neornithischia -
Ornithopoda indet. bird foot dinosaur
 Neornithischia - Iguanodontidae
Iguanodontidae indet. Bonaparte 1850 iguanodontid