Tricouté 1 (Cretaceous of France)

Also known as MA 1

Where: Haute-Garonne, France (43.2° N, 1.0° E: paleocoordinates 35.2° N, 0.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• near bottom of formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; calcareous sandstone and intraclastic lime mudstone

• "lenticular fossiliferous levels corresponding to sandstones with calcareous cement and marly limestones rich in intraclasts and large clasts"

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by E. Gheerbrant & C. Abrial in 1994

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 67194: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 13.11.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Osteichthyes -
Osteichthyes indet. Huxley 1880 bony fish
 Saurischia -
Theropoda indet. Marsh 1881 theropod
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Hadrosauridae indet. Cope 1869 hadrosaurid
MDE-Ma1-01 (teeth)
 Crocodylia -
Crocodylia indet. Owen 1842 crocodilian
 Squamata -
? Amphisbaenia indet. worm lizard