Cynodontier-Sanga, Fundgruppe 1045, Chiniquá (Triassic of Brazil)

Where: Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (29.7° S, 54.4° W: paleocoordinates 51.8° S, 19.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Dinodontosaurus other zone, Santa Maria Formation (Rosario do Sul Group), Ladinian (242.0 - 237.0 Ma)

• Santa Maria Sequence 1 of the Santa Maria Supersequence (Rosario do Sul Group), corresponding to the "Dinodontosaurus Assemblage Zone" of the lower Santa Maria Formation (Langer et al. 2007)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Stahlecker in 1928-1939

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: F. v. Huene. 1935. Lieferung 1. Anomodontia [Part 1. Anomodontia]. Die Fossilen Reptilien des Südamerikanischen Gondwanalandes. Ergebnisse der Sauriergrabungen in Südbrasilien 1928/29 [The Fossil Reptiles of South American Gondwanaland. Results of the Dinosaur Expeditions in southern Brazil 1928/29]. C. H. Beck'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, München 1-82 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 72141: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 25.05.2007, edited by Richard Butler

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Taxonomic list

 Archosauria -
Archosauria indet.1 Cope 1869 archosaur
Archosauria indet.1 Cope 1869 archosaur
Cervical vertebra
 Loricata -
"Prestosuchus loricatus n. sp." = Prestosuchus chiniquensis3
"Prestosuchus loricatus n. sp." = Prestosuchus chiniquensis3 Huene 1942 archosaur
Vertebra, ischium, fibula, osteoderms
 Therapsida - Cynodontia
Cynodontia indet.3 therapsid
 Therapsida - Traversodontidae
? Traversodon stahleckeri2 Huene 1936 therapsid
 Kannemeyeriiformes -
Dicynodon tener Huene 1935 dicynodont
Dicynodon turpior Huene 1935 dicynodont