Pui, Barbat River (Cretaceous of Romania)

Also known as Pui 1983

Where: Hunedoara, Romania (45.5° N, 23.1° E: paleocoordinates 37.9° N, 19.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Sânpetru Formation, Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; fine-grained, gray, green, silty sandstone

• "fine, grey-greenish silty sandstone"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by D. Grigorescu in the 1980s

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

Primary reference: D. Grigorescu, J.-L. Hartenberger, C. Radulescu, P. Samson, and J. Sudre. 1985. Découverte de Mammifères et Dinosaures dans le Crétacé supérieur de Pui (Roumaine) [Discovery of mammals and dinosaurs in the Upper Cretaceous of Pui (Romania)]. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences à Paris, Série II 301(19):1365-1368 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 67811: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 11.12.2006, edited by Patricia Holroyd and Philip Mannion

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Taxonomic list

 Architaenioglossa - Cyclophoridae
cf. Cyclophorus sp. Montfort 1810 snail
 Littorinoidea - Pomatiasidae
cf. Bauxia sp. Caziot 1890 periwinkle
 Pulmonata - Anadromidae
Lychnus sp. Matheron 1832 slug
 Chondrostei -
 Characiformes - Characidae
 Temnospondyli - Albanerpetontidae
Albanerpeton sp.3 Estes and Hoffstetter 1976 tetrapod
 Salientia - Alytidae
? Alytidae indet.3 Fitzinger 1843 midwife toads
 Testudinata -
Testudinata indet. Oppel 1811 turtle
 Testudines - Dortokidae
Dortokidae indet.2 turtle
new genus and species
 Saurischia - Titanosauridae
Titanosauridae indet.4 Lydekker 1885 titanosaurid
FGGUB 1007
 Saurischia -
Magyarosaurus dacus1 Nopcsa 1915 sauropod
 Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae
Dromaeosauridae indet.1 Colbert and Russell 1969 coelurosaur
 Neornithischia - Hypsilophodontidae
Hypsilophodontidae indet. Dollo 1882 hypsilophodontid
 Neornithischia - Rhabdodontidae
"Rhabdodon robustus" = Zalmoxes robustus1
"Rhabdodon robustus" = Zalmoxes robustus1 Nopcsa 1900 rhabdodontid
 Loricata -
"Crocodilia indet." = Crocodylia
"Crocodilia indet." = Crocodylia Owen 1842 crocodilian
 Squamata -
Squamata indet. Oppel 1811 squamates
 Allotheria -
Multituberculata indet. Cope 1884 multituberculate
2 incisor morphotypes
 Multituberculata -
? Paracimexomys sp.1 Archibald 1982 multituberculate