Cancha de Bochas, southern Ischigualasto (Triassic of Argentina)

Also known as Sillosuchus longicervix type

Where: San Juan, Argentina (30.1° S, 67.9° W: paleocoordinates 46.8° S, 33.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Scaphonyx-Exaeretodon-Herrerasaurus other zone, Cancha de Bochas Member (Ischigualasto Formation), Carnian (237.0 - 228.0 Ma)

• Lower part of formation, middle part of member, middle Scaphonyx-Exaeretodon-Herrerasaurus biozone

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: "floodplain"; siliciclastic sediments

• "Fine grained sediments without internal structure"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1979

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• PVSJ: Museo de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de San Juan

Primary reference: O. Alcober and J. M. Parrish. 1997. A new poposaurid from the Upper Triassic of Argentina. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 17:548-556 [R. Butler/R. Butler/A. Kourmadas]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 90304: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 16.07.2009

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Pseudosuchia - Shuvosauridae
Sillosuchus longicervix n. gen. n. sp.
Sillosuchus longicervix n. gen. n. sp. Alcober and Parrish 1997 archosaur
PVSL 85 (holotype), partial postcranial skeleton