Valiora (Cretaceous of Romania)

Also known as Valioara

Where: Hunedoara, Romania (45.6° N, 22.8° E: paleocoordinates 32.5° N, 21.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Sânpetru Formation, Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; conglomerate

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by B. F. Nopcsa

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ),

Primary reference: B. F. Nopcsa. 1914. Die Lebensbedingungen der obercretacischen Dinosaurier Siebenbürgens [The environment of Upper Cretaceous Transylvanian dinosaurs]. Centralblatt fur Mineralogie, Geologie und Paläontologie 1914:564-574 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 96689: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 25.06.2010

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
freshwater forms
Reptilia
 Testudines -
Testudines indet. Batsch 1788 turtle
 Saurischia -
Titanosauria indet. Bonaparte and Coria 1993 sauropod
"2-3"
 Neornithischia -
Telmatosaurus sp. Nopcsa 1903 bird foot dinosaur
"3-4"
 Neornithischia - Rhabdodontidae
Zalmoxes shqiperorum Weishampel et al. 2003 rhabdodontid
"3-4"
 Loricata -
Eusuchia indet. Huxley 1875 crocodilian
"2-3"