B9-Cerro Puchenque (I), Bed 336, Mendoza (Jurassic of Argentina)

Where: Mendoza, Argentina (35.5° S, 69.9° W: paleocoordinates 33.7° S, 31.2° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Puchenque Formation, Toarcian (182.7 - 174.1 Ma)

• within the Collina chilensis ammonite Zone

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; gray limestone

• dark gray limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: S. E. Damborenea. 1987. Early Jurassic Bivalvia of Argentina: Part 1, Stratigraphical introduction and superfamilies Nuculanacea, Arcacea, Mytilacea and Pinnacea. Palaeontographica A199(1-3):23-111 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 33794: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Karen Layou on 07.08.2003

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Taxonomic list

 Ammonitida - Dactylioceratidae
 Ammonitida - Hildoceratidae
Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
 Trigoniida - Myophorelloidae
Vaugonia sp. Crickmay 1930 clam
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
Parallelodon sp. Meek and Worthen 1866 clam
Brachiopoda indet. Cuvier 1805