El Inglés Quarry (BUE4) (Cretaceous of Spain)

Also known as Buenache de la Sierra

Where: Cuenca, Spain (40.1° N, 2.0° W: paleocoordinates 30.6° N, 8.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: La Huérguina Formation, Late/Upper Barremian (130.0 - 125.5 Ma)

• within the Rambla de Las Cruces I Sequence

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: pond; gray, argillaceous siltstone

• pond on an alluvial plain within a seasonal wetland system; "a small stagnant pond"
• "grey to ochre (due to oxidation) slabby marly siltstones. These were sometimes slightly sandy..."

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: bulk, quarrying, sieve,

Primary reference: A. D. Buscalioni and M. Frenegal-Martinez. 2006. Archosaurian size bias in Jurassic and Cretaceous freshwater ecosystems. 9th International Symposium on Mesozoic Terrestrial Ecosystems and Biota, Abstracts and Proceedings Volume 9-12 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taphonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 61889: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 06.07.2006, edited by Philip Mannion

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Ostracoda
 Podocopida - Cyprididae
Cypridea spp.1 Bosquet 1852 ostracod
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
Actinopteri
 Neopterygii -
 Teleostei -
Teleostei indet.1 Müller 1846
 Elopiformes -
 Neopterygii -
 Holostei -
 Amiiformes - Caturidae
Caturus sp. Agassiz 1843 bowfin
 Amiiformes - Amiidae
Amiidae indet. Huxley 1861 bowfin
Amiopsinae indet.1 Grande and Bemis 1998 bowfin
 Lepisosteiformes -
Lepidotes sp.1 Agassiz 1843 gar
cf. Lepidotes sp.1 Agassiz 1843 gar
 Neopterygii -
cf. Semionotiformes indet.1 Arambourg and Bertin 1958
Osteichthyes
 Temnospondyli - Albanerpetontidae
cf. Albanerpeton sp.1 Estes and Hoffstetter 1976 tetrapod
BUE4-A#18, #21, #39
 Salientia -
Anura indet. frog
BUE$-A#15, #25
Reptilia
 Testudines -
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines1, Pleurosternoidea indet.1
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines1 Batsch 1788 turtle
eggshells; BUE4-Et
Pleurosternoidea indet.1 Hay 1930 turtle
BUE4-Ch#1-10
 Theropoda -
Theropoda indet. theropod
eggshells, teeth, BUE4-Th#1-3
 Saurischia -
 Pterosauria -
? Pterosauria indet.1 pterosaur
BUE4-PT#1
 Loricata -
? Crocodylomorpha indet.1 crocodilian
BUE4-NT4#1-40
 Loricata - Goniopholididae
"cf. Goniopholis gracilidens" = Nannosuchus gracilidens1
"cf. Goniopholis gracilidens" = Nannosuchus gracilidens1 Owen 1879 crocodilian
BUE4-NT1#1-60
 Loricata -
Crocodylia indet. crocodilian
eggshells; BUE4-Ec
 Loricata - Bernissartiidae
"Bernissartidae indet." = Bernissartiidae1
"Bernissartidae indet." = Bernissartiidae1 Dollo 1883 crocodilian
BUE4-NT3#1-41
 Loricata -
aff. Theriosuchus sp.2 Owen 1878 crocodilian
BUE4-NT2#25
 Squamata -
Lacertilia indet. lizard
BUE4-Lep#1-10
Osteichthyes
 Therapsida -
Mammaliaformes indet.1 Rowe 1988 mammaliaform
BUE4-Ma#1
Echinoidea
 Echinoneoida - Conulidae
Globator maillardii1 sea urchin
G. m. trochiliscoides
Charophyceae
 Charales - Clavatoraceae
Atopochara trivolvis1
A. t. triquetra