Cerrito Novo quarry, Araraquara (ARCN) (Cretaceous of Brazil)

Also known as Leonardi locality 50, Ouro

Where: São Paulo, Brazil (21.1° S, 47.3° W: paleocoordinates 21.9° S, 14.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Botucatu Formation (São Bento Group), Aptian (125.0 - 113.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: dune; lithified, fine-grained, red, white, yellow sandstone

• dune foresets
• eolian ripple mraks between crests of adjacent dunes; "The sandstone is fine-textured and well sorted, containing no pebbles; its colour is occasionally white, yellowish, and reddish, but more commonly it is pinkish. Nearly always it is silicified and therefore compact and hard."

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, trace

Collected by G. Leonardi

Collection methods: surface (float), surface (in situ),

Primary reference: G. Leonardi. 1981. As localidades com rastros fósseis de tetrápodes na América Latina [Localities with fossil tetrapod tracks in Latin America]. In Y. T. Sanguinetti (ed.), Anais II Congresso Latino-Americano de Paleontologia 2:929-940 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 85728: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 13.01.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Avetheropoda -