Río Batá tracksite (Cretaceous to of Colombia)

Where: Boyacá, Colombia (4.9° N, 73.3° W: paleocoordinates 4.3° N, 41.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Batá Formation, Late/Upper Valanginian to Late/Upper Valanginian (140.2 - 130.0 Ma)

• upper part of formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified, massive sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: L. F. Noè, M. Gómez-Pérez, J. V. Rodríguez, A. Corrales-García, and W. G. Caranton-Mateus. 2020. Dinosaur footprints from the Lower Cretaceous, Batá Formation, Colombia (South America), and the possible interchange of large ornithopods between southern Laurasia and northern Gondwana. In J. M. Gómez & A. O. Pinilla-Pachon (ed.), The Geology of Colombia, Volume 2. Mesozoic. Servicio Geológico Colombiano, Publicaciones Geológicas Especiales 36:375-401 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 220428: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 30.05.2021

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ornithischia - Iguanodontipodidae
Iguanodontipus sp. Sarjeant et al. 1998 ornithopod
trackway DF1–4