Chave do Calixto quarry, Rifaina (Cretaceous of Brazil)

Also known as Leonardi locality 53

Where: São Paulo, Brazil (20.1° S, 47.4° W: paleocoordinates 21.0° S, 14.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: eolian; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: trace

Collected by G. Leonardi in 1979

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

Primary reference: G. Leonardi and L. C. Godoy. 1980. Novas pistas de tetrápodes da Formação Botucatu no Estado de São Paulo [New tetrapod trackways from the Botucatu Formation in Sao Paulo state]. Anais do XXXI Congresso Brasileiro de Geologia 5:3080-3089 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 85729: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 13.01.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Theromorpha -
 Avetheropoda -
 Squamata -
Lacertilia indet.2 lizard
"lacertoid footprint"