Szentpéterfalva, Hateg Basin (Cretaceous to of Romania)

Also known as Sânpetru, Sînpetru, Sâmpetru, Sîmpetru, Sacel, La Carare

Where: Judetul Covurlui, Romania (45.6° N, 22.9° E: paleocoordinates 30.5° N, 22.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: lower Member (Sânpetru Formation), Late/Upper Campanian to Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; coarse-grained sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by I. Nopcsa & F. Nopcsa in 1895-1899; reposited in the BMNH

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: B. F. Nopcsa. 1897. Vorläufiger Bericht über das Auftreten von oberer Kreide im Hátszeger Thale in Siebenbürgen [Preliminary report on the occurrence of the Upper Cretaceous in the Hátszeg Valley in Transylvania]. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Geologischen Reichsanstalt, Wien 1897:273-274 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 59410: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 31.03.2006, edited by Jonathan Tennant and Patricia Holroyd

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines - Dortokidae
Dortokidae indet.11 turtle
new genus and species
 Testudines - Panemydidae
Emydidae indet. Rafinesque 1815 turtle
 Saurischia -
"Titanosaurus dacus n. sp." = Magyarosaurus dacus9, "Magyarosaurus dacus" = Magyarosaurus dacus2, "Magyarosaurus hungaricus n. sp." = Magyarosaurus dacus5, "Magyarosaurus transsylvanicus n. sp." = Magyarosaurus dacus5, Theropoda indet.3
"Titanosaurus dacus n. sp." = Magyarosaurus dacus9 Nopcsa 1915 sauropod
"Magyarosaurus dacus" = Magyarosaurus dacus2 Nopcsa 1915 sauropod
FGGUB R.1410, osteoderm
"Magyarosaurus hungaricus n. sp." = Magyarosaurus dacus5 Nopcsa 1915 sauropod
BMNH R3833
"Magyarosaurus transsylvanicus n. sp." = Magyarosaurus dacus5 Nopcsa 1915 sauropod
BMNH R3896, R4891
Theropoda indet.3 Marsh 1881 theropod
R. 1583, partial tooth
 Avetheropoda - Alvarezsauridae
Elopteryx nopcsai n. gen. n. sp.1
Elopteryx nopcsai n. gen. n. sp.1 Andrews 1913 coelurosaur
femur, BMNH A 1234
 Avetheropoda -
Paraves indet.10 Sereno 1997 coelurosaur
MAFI Ob. 1948
 Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae
Velociraptorinae indet.3 Barsbold 1983 coelurosaur
R. 127I, R. I32I, R. 1322, R. 1428, R. 1430, R. 1580, R. 1582 (teeth)
 Avetheropoda - Troodontidae
Troodontidae indet.3 Gilmore 1924 coelurosaur
R.1318, R.1319, R.1320, MAFI v.12685a, b (teeth)
cf. Euronychodon sp.3 Antunes and Sigogneau-Russell 1991 coelurosaur
R. 1431 is a small, elongated, strongly recurved and pointed tooth
Bradycneme draculae n. gen. n. sp.4 Harrison and Walker 1975 coelurosaur
BMNH A 1588
Heptasteornis andrewsi n. gen. n. sp.4 Harrison and Walker 1975 coelurosaur
tibiotarsus, BMNH A 4359, A 1528
 Ornithischia - Nodosauridae
"Struthiosaurus transilvanicus n. sp." = Struthiosaurus transylvanicus9
"Struthiosaurus transilvanicus n. sp." = Struthiosaurus transylvanicus9 Nopcsa 1915 ornithischian
 Neornithischia -
"Limnosaurus transsylvanicus n. gen. n. sp." = Telmatosaurus transsylvanicus7
"Limnosaurus transsylvanicus n. gen. n. sp." = Telmatosaurus transsylvanicus7 Nopcsa 1900 bird foot dinosaur
BMNH B.3386
 Neornithischia - Rhabdodontidae
"Camptosaurus inkeyi n. sp." = Zalmoxes robustus7, "Mochlodon suessi" = Rhabdodon suessii8, "Rhabdodon priscum" = Rhabdodon priscus9
"Camptosaurus inkeyi n. sp." = Zalmoxes robustus7 Nopcsa 1900 rhabdodontid
"Mochlodon suessi" = Rhabdodon suessii8 Bunzel 1871 rhabdodontid
specimens A-C
"Rhabdodon priscum" = Rhabdodon priscus9 Matheron 1869 rhabdodontid
 Loricata - Paralligatoridae
"Theriosuchus sympiestodon" = Sabresuchus sympiestodon6
"Theriosuchus sympiestodon" = Sabresuchus sympiestodon6 Martin et al. 2010 crocodilian
MCDRD 793, maxilla with teeth