Los Cayos tracksite A (Cretaceous of Spain)

Where: La Rioja, Spain (42.1° N, 2.1° W: paleocoordinates 31.6° N, 9.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Enciso Group, Aptian (125.0 - 113.0 Ma)

• 8 track-bearing layers (A1-A8)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine delta plain; bioturbated marl and fine-grained sandstone

• "fine-grained sandstones"

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: J. J. Moratalla, J. L. Sanz, and S. Jiménez. 1988. Nueva evidencia icnologica de dinosaurios en el Cretácico Inferior de La Rioja (España) [New ichnological evidence of dinosaurs in the Lower Cretaceous of La Rioja (Spain)]. Estudios Geológicos 44:119-131 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 68448: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 22.01.2007, edited by Jonathan Tennant

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines -
Testudines indet.2 Batsch 1788 turtle
Emydiphus sp. (trackways)
 Theropoda -
Theropoda indet.1 theropod
 Pterosauria - Pteraichnidae
Pteraichnus sp.3 Stokes 1957 pterosaur