southern Valle de la Luna (Triassic to of Argentina)

Where: San Juan, Argentina (30.2° S, 68.0° W: paleocoordinates 41.5° S, 32.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Scaphonyx-Exaeretodon-Herrerasaurus other zone, Cancha de Bochas Member (Ischigualasto Formation), Carnian to Carnian (237.0 - 208.5 Ma)

• 90 metres above the base of the formation, probably late Carnian in age

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: "floodplain"; concretionary, hematitic siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by A. Arcucci

Collection methods: surface (float),

Primary reference: R. N. Martinez, C. L. May, and C. A. Forster. 1996. A new carnivorous cynodont from the Ischigualasto Formation (Late Triassic, Argentina), with comments on eucynodont phylogeny. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 16(2):271-284 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 98621: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 14.10.2010

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Therapsida -
Ecteninion lunensis n. gen. n. sp.
Ecteninion lunensis n. gen. n. sp. Martinez et al. 1996 therapsid
PVSJ 422, skull