Sant Esteve de la Sarga, Moró (Cretaceous of Spain)

Also known as Tremp, Moror, Alsina, Alzina

Where: Cataluña, Spain (42.1° N, 0.8° E: paleocoordinates 34.1° N, 0.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: La Posa Formation (Tremp Group), Early/Lower Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• also referred to the Aren Fm and as "Garumnian"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lenticular, coarse-grained, pebbly, gray, red, white sandstone

• "a lenticular body of red and gray-white sandstones, abou 50 m thick...The sandstones run E-W and dip 20-30° to the north. They are quite coarse-grained and contain numerous layers well rounded flint pellbes of up to 5 cm diameter.

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by B. Krebs in 1964

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: W. Brinkmann. 1984. Erster Nachweis eines Hadrosauriers (Ornithischia) aus dem unteren Garumnium (Maastrichtium) des Beckens von Tremp (Provinz Lérida, Spanien) [First proof of hadrosaurs (Ornithischia) from the lower Garumnian (Maastrichtian) of the Tremp basin (Lérida province, Spain)]. Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 58(3/4):295-305 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 60474: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 16.05.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Architaenioglossa - Cyclophoridae
Cyclophorus sp.1 Montfort 1810 snail
 Rissooidea - Bithyniidae
Bulimidae indet.1 Guilding 1828 snail
 Pulmonata - Anadromidae
Lychnus sp. Matheron 1832 slug
Reptilia
 Testudinata -
Testudinata indet. Oppel 1811 turtle
 Saurischia - Titanosauridae
Megaloolithus sp.1 Mikhailov 1991 titanosaurid
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Pararhabdodon isonensis2 Casanovas Cladellas 1992 lambeosaurine
IPFUB, 2 ischia
 Crocodylia -
Crocodylia indet. Owen 1842 crocodilian