Cañadón Grande, Rio Chubút: Aptian, Argentina
collected by S. Roth 1896–1898

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Genyodectes serus n. gen., n. sp. Woodward 1901
1 individual
MLP 26-39, Incomplete portions of premaxillae, maxillae, dentaries, supradentaries, splenial, and tooth (holotype)
see common names

Country:Argentina State/province:Chubut County:Paso de Indios
Coordinates: 44.5° South, 70.0° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:45.4° South, 36.5° West
Basis of coordinate:estimated from map
Geographic resolution:outcrop
Period:Cretaceous Epoch:Early/Lower Cretaceous
Stage:Aptian 10 m.y. bin:Cretaceous 3
Key time interval:Aptian
Age range of interval:125.00000 - 113.00000 m.y. ago
Geological group:Chubut Formation:Cerro Barcino Member:Cerro Castaño
Stratigraphic resolution:bed
Stratigraphy comments: member assignment is uncertain
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology:red sandstone
Includes fossils?Y
Lithology description: "red sandstone"
Environment:terrestrial indet.
Modes of preservation:body
Degree of concentration:dispersed
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Preservation of anatomical detail:poor
Associated major elements:all
Temporal resolution:snapshot
Collection methods and comments
Collection methods:selective quarrying,mechanical,field collection,survey of museum collection
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Museum repositories:MLP
Collectors:S. Roth Collection dates:1896–1898
Database number:46075
Authorizer:M. Carrano Enterer:M. Carrano
Modifier:M. Carrano Research group:vertebrate
Created:2004-12-30 13:59:23 Last modified:2017-12-19 14:25:54
Access level:the public Released:2004-12-30 13:59:23
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

10263. A. S. Woodward. 1901. On some extinct reptiles from Patagonia, of the genera Miolania, Dinilysia, and Genyodectes. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1901(1):169-184 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]

Secondary references:

64160 F. Ameghino. 1906. Les formations sédimentaires du Crétacé supérieur et du Tertiare de Patagonie, avec un parallèle entre leurs faunes mammalogiques et celles de l’ancien continent [The sedimentary formations of the Upper Cretaceous and Tertiary of Patagonia, with a parallel between their mammalian faunas and those of the Old World]. Anales del Museo Nacional de Buenos Aires, serie 3e 7:1-508 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
59610 J. F. Bonaparte. 1978. El Mesozoico de America de Sur y sus Tetrapodos [The Mesozoic of South America and its tetrapods]. Opera Lilloana 26:1-596 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
63573 J. F. Bonaparte. 1984. I dinosauri dell’Argentina [. In G. M. Ronzoni, M. L. Greggio, & T. B. Guarinoni (eds.), Sulle Orme dei Dinosauri 125-143 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
16547ETE J. F. Bonaparte. 1996. Cretaceous tetrapods of Argentina. Münchner Geowissenschaften Abhandlungen 30:73-130 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
14128ETE F. v. Huene. 1926. The carnivorous Saurischia in the Jura and Cretaceous formations, principally in Europe. Revista del Museo de La Plata 29:35-167 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
59060 F. v. Huene. 1929. Los sauriquios y ornitisquios del Cretáceo argentino. Anales del Museo de La Plata, serie 2 3:1-196 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
45986 A. Otero and M. Reguero. 2013. Dinosaurs (Reptilia, Archosauria) at Museo de La Plata, Argentina: annotated catalogue of the type material and Antarctic specimens. Palaeontologia Electronica 16(1):3T:1-24 [P. Mannion/J. Tennant/M. Carrano]
12291ETE O. W. M. Rauhut. 2004. Provenance and anatomy of Genyodectes serus, a large-toothed ceratosaur (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from Patagonia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 24(4):894-902 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]