Peninsula Nueva tracksite (level 3) (Cretaceous of Argentina)

Also known as Picún Leufu

Where: Mendoza, Argentina (39.5° S, 69.3° W: paleocoordinates 46.6° S, 45.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Candeleros Formation (Neuquén Group), Early/Lower Cenomanian (99.6 - 93.5 Ma)

• lower part of formation, level 3

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: delta plain; fine-grained, silty sandstone

• deltaic, related to an epicontinental "marine ingression"
• fine silty sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collected by Calvo

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: J. O. Calvo. 1991. Huellas de dinosaurios en la Formación Río Limay (Albiano-Cenomaniano?), Picun Leufú, Provincia de Neuquén, Republica Argentina. (Ornithischia-Saurischia: Sauropoda-Theropoda) [Dinosaur footprints in the Río Limay Formation (Albian-Cenomanian?), Picun Leufú, Neuquén Province, Argentine Republic. (Ornithischia-Saurischia: Sauropoda-Theropoda)]. Ameghiniana 28(3-4):241-258 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 98022: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 17.09.2010

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Neornithischia - Iguanodontipodidae
Limayichnus major Calvo 1991 bird foot dinosaur
MUCPv 70
Sousaichnium monettae n. sp. Calvo 1991 bird foot dinosaur
MUCPv 71