Quebrada Chacarilla tracksite (south side) (Cretaceous of Chile)

Also known as Leonardi locality 82

Where: Tarapaca, Chile (20.6° S, 69.1° W: paleocoordinates 21.5° S, 36.1° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Chacarilla Formation, Early/Lower Cretaceous (145.0 - 100.5 Ma)

• originally assigned an Oxfordian age

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal; fine-grained sandstone

• marine platform with shallow waters and/or coastal lagoons
• "fine-grained sandstone"

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collected by R. Dingman & C. Galli in 1956-1957

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: R. J. Dingman and C. Galli O. 1965. Geology and ground-water resources of the Pica area, Tarapaca province, Chile. United States Geological Survey Bulletin 1189:1-113 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 85835: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 16.01.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Dinosauria -
Dinosauria indet. Owen 1842 dinosaur