Auzas (Cretaceous of France)

Where: Haute-Garonne, France (43.2° N, 0.9° E: paleocoordinates 35.2° N, 0.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Marnes d'Auzas Formation, Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• middle part of formation. 2 fossiliferous beds.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithology not reported

• "gray-green marls with rudists and cyrenes"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by A. Leymerie, B. Lepicard in 1881, 1985

Primary reference: J. E. Company, A. Galobart, and R. Gaete. 1998. First data on the hadrosaurid dinosaurs (Ornithischia, Dinosauria) from the Upper Cretaceous of Valencia, Spain. Oryctos 1:121-126 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 67193: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 13.11.2006

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Hadrosauridae indet. Cope 1869 hadrosaurid
MDE-AuzI-01 (proximal R humerus); distal femur
 Crocodylia -
Crocodylia indet. Owen 1842 crocodilian
tooth