Adolf Kessler Quarry, Sete Curvas (Cretaceous of Brazil)

Also known as Leonardi locality 58, Santa Cruz do Sul

Where: Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (29.7° S, 52.4° W: paleocoordinates 30.6° S, 19.5° 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 W. A. S. Sarjeant & G. Leonardi in 1983

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

Primary reference: G. Leonardi. 1989. Inventory and statistics of the South American dinosaurian ichnofauna and its paleobiological interpretation. In D. D. Gillette & M. G. Lockley (ed.), Dinosaur Tracks and Traces 165-178 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 85731: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 13.01.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia -
Theropoda indet. Marsh 1881 theropod
"one biped trackway probably from a very small dinosaur"
Osteichthyes
 Synapsida - Chelichnopodidae
Brasilichnium elusivum Leonardi 1981 synapsid
UFRGS