Las Horquetas (Cretaceous to of Argentina)

Also known as Estancia Los Sauces, "La Peligrosa"

Where: Chubut, Argentina (44.9° S, 69.4° W: paleocoordinates 51.5° S, 47.0° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Lower Member (Bajo Barreal Formation), Middle Cenomanian to Middle Cenomanian (99.6 - 89.3 Ma)

• Upper part of Lower Member of Bajo Barreal Formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; tabular, green sandstone

• "green tabular sandstones"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J. Sciutto, R. Martínez

Primary reference: J. C. Sciutto and R. D. Martínez. 1994. Un nuevo yacimiento fosilífero de la Formación Bajo Barreal (Cretacico Tardio) y su fauna de saurópodos [A new fossiliferous locality in the Bajo Barreal Formation (Late Cretaceous) and its sauropod fauna]. Naturalia Patagonica, Ciencias de la Tierra 2:27-47 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 68151: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 04.01.2007, edited by Philip Mannion

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia -
Sauropoda indet. sauropod
UNPSJB-PV 581-582
 Saurischia - Rebbachisauridae
Rebbachisauridae indet.1 sauropod
UNPSJB-PV 580; caudal
 Saurischia -
Titanosauria indet.2 Bonaparte and Coria 1993 sauropod
UNPSJB-PV 583
 Saurischia - Titanosauridae
Titanosaurinae indet. Lydekker 1893 titanosaurid
UNPSJB-PV 584-587