Larcan Quarry (Gensac) (Cretaceous of France)

Where: Haute-Garonne, France (43.2° N, 0.7° E: paleocoordinates 35.2° N, 0.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Marno-calcaires jaunes de Gensac Formation, Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• 1 m below iridium layer, D1 discontinuity w/0.6 ng/g Ir; level is a distal equivalent to the uppermost Marnes d'Auzas

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; black, calcareous siltstone

• from the upper marly limestones, "the matrix there is a dark calcareous siltstone in which many benthic and planktonic micro-organisms are present"

Size classes: macrofossils, microfossils

Collection methods: bulk, quarrying,

Primary reference: M. Bilotte, Y. Laurent, and D. Téodori. 2010. Restes d'hadrosaure dans le Crétacé terminal marin de Larcan (Petites Pyrénées, Haute-Garonne, France) [Hadrosaur remains in the terminal marine Cretaceous of Larcan (Petites Pyrénées, Haute-Garonne, France)]. Carnets de Géologie/Notebooks on Geology, Note brève, Letter 2010(02):1-10 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 98904: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 22.10.2010

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Hellenocyclina
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Rotaliina
 Rotaliacea - Calcarinidae
Reptilia
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Hadrosauridae indet. Cope 1869 hadrosaurid
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