Quebrada Norte quarry, Paso de las Bardas (FL1) (Cretaceous to of Argentina)

Where: Mendoza, Argentina (37.0° S, 69.6° W: paleocoordinates 42.3° S, 49.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Los Bastos Formation (Neuquén Group), Early/Lower Coniacian to Early/Lower Coniacian (89.3 - 85.8 Ma)

• Los Bastos Formation based on González Riga et al. (2016), previously assigned to Portezuelo Fm.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: crevasse splay; intraclastic, red mudstone

• floodplain and overbank deposits; a variously drained, low-gradient floodplain
• "red massive mudstones (~ 0.1-10 m) with gray mottles and scarce pelitic clasts"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by B. González Riga in 2005

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: B. J. González Riga, E. Previtera, and C. A. Pirrone. 2009. Malarguesaurus florenciae gen. et sp. nov., a new titanosauriform (Dinosauria, Sauropoda) from the Upper Cretaceous of Mendoza, Argentina. Cretaceous Research 30(1):135-148 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 86485: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 03.02.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia -
Malarguesaurus florenciae n. gen. n. sp. González Riga et al. 2009 Malargüe lizard
IANIGLA-PV 110, 111