Alvincz (Cretaceous of Romania)

Also known as Vintu de Jos

Where: Judetul Covurlui, Romania (46.0° N, 23.4° E: paleocoordinates 38.4° N, 20.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Sânpetru Formation, Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by F. Nopcsa in 1901-1902

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ), mechanical,

Primary reference: B. F. Nopcsa. 1904. Dinosaurierreste aus Siebenbürgen III (Weitere Schädelreste von Mochlodon) [Dinosaur remains from Transylvania III (further skull remains of Mochlodon)]. Denkschriften der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe 74:229-263 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 96687: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 25.06.2010

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Unionida - Unionidae
cf. Unio sp.1 Philipsson 1788 freshwater mussel
Gastropoda
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Gastropoda indet.1 Cuvier 1797 snail
fresh-water forms
Reptilia
 Neornithischia - Rhabdodontidae
Zalmoxes robustus2 Nopcsa 1900 rhabdodontid
specimen H