Termas del Flaco: Tithonian, Chile
collected by D. Márquez, A. Fasola, R. M. Casamiquela 1966-1967

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Theropoda informal indet. 1 (Marsh 1881)
Moreno and Benton 2005
large morph
Theropoda informal indet. 2 (Marsh 1881)
Moreno and Benton 2005
small morph
Ornithopoda indet. Marsh 1881
Moreno and Benton 2005
second morph
Camptosaurichnus fasolae n. gen., n. sp. Casamiquela and Fasola 1968
Casamiquela and Fasola 1968 4 individuals
nomen dubium belonging to Ornithopoda
Dinosauria indet. (Owen 1842)
3 individuals
    = Iguanodonichnus frenkii n. gen., n. sp. Casamiquela and Fasola 1968
Casamiquela and Fasola 1968
nomen dubium belonging to Dinosauria
trackways; SGPV1151 (cast of footprint 6)
see common names

Country:Chile State/province:O'Higgins County:Colchagua
Coordinates: 34.8° South, 70.5° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:33.0° South, 33.4° West
Basis of coordinate:stated in text
Altitude:1700 meters
Geographic resolution:outcrop
Period:Jurassic Epoch:Late/Upper Jurassic
Stage:Tithonian 10 m.y. bin:Jurassic 6
Key time interval:Tithonian
Age range of interval:152.10000 - 145.00000 m.y. ago
Formation:Baños del Flaco
Stratigraphic resolution:bed
Stratigraphy comments: basal unit of formation (originally Lower Cretaceous), close to boundary with Río Damas Fm.
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology:volcaniclastic,gray calcareous sandstone
Includes fossils?Y
Lithology description: "dark gray calcareous sandstone, 15 cm thick", with volcanic clasts
Geology comments: carbonate platform environment, swampy deposition
Modes of preservation:cast,mold/impression,trace
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Spatial orientation:life position
Preservation of anatomical detail:poor
Associated major elements:many
Disassociated major elements:some
Temporal resolution:snapshot
Spatial resolution:autochthonous
Collection methods and comments
Collection methods:surface (in situ),mechanical,field collection,observed (not collected)
Reason for describing collection:general faunal/floral analysis
Collectors:D. Márquez, A. Fasola, R. M. Casamiquela Collection dates:1966-1967
Also known as:Baños del Flaco, Leonardi locality 84, Tinguiririca
Database number:57141
Authorizer:M. Carrano Enterer:K. Maguire, M. Carrano
Modifier:M. Carrano Research group:vertebrate
Created:2005-12-05 14:09:40 Last modified:2019-09-24 16:53:42
Access level:the public Released:2005-12-05 14:09:40
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

63183. A. Fasola R. 1966. Hallazgo de huellas de dinosaurios en el Alto Tinguiririca [Discovery of dinosaur bones in Alto Tinguiririca]. Museum Nacional de Historia Natural, Noticiario Mensual 10(1119):8 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]

Secondary references:

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]
55099 J. F. Bonaparte. 1981. Inventario de los vertebrados Jurásicos de América del Sur [Inventory of the Jurassic vertebrates of South America]. In W. Volkheimer & E. A. Musaccio (ed.), Cuencas Sedimentarias del Jurásico y Cretácico de América del Sur 2:661-684 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
15469ETE R. M. Casamiquela and A. R. Fasola. 1968. Sobre pisadas de dinosaurios del Cretácico Inferior de Colchagua (Chile) [On dinosaur trackways from the Lower Cretaceous of Colchagua (Chile)]. Universidad de Chile, Departamento de Geología 30:5-24 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
53055 G. Chong Diaz and Z. B. d. Gasparini. 1976. Los vertebrados mesozoicos de Chile y su aporte geo-paleontologico [The Mesozoic vertebrates of Chile and their geo-paleontological importance]. Actas del Sexto Congreso Geologico Argentino, Bahia Blanca, 21-27 September 1975 45-67 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
62875 G. Leonardi. 1981. As localidades com rastros fósseis de tetrápodes na América Latina [Localities with fossil tetrapod tracks in Latin America]. In Y. T. Sanguinetti (ed.), Anais II Congresso Latino-Americano de Paleontologia 2:929-940 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
59104 G. Leonardi. 1989. Inventory and statistics of the South American dinosaurian ichnofauna and its paleobiological interpretation. In D. D. Gillette & M. G. Lockley (ed.), Dinosaur Tracks and Traces 165-178 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
14677ETE G. Leonardi. 1994. Annotated Atlas of South America Tetrapod Footprints (Devonian to Holocene) with an Appendix on Mexico and Central America. República Federativa do Brasil, Ministério de Minas e Energia, Secretaria de Minas e Metalurgia, Companhia de Pesquisa de Recursos Minerais, Brasília 1-248 [M. Carrano/K. Maguire/M. Carrano]
15457ETE K. Moreno and M. J. Benton. 2005. Occurence of sauropod dinosaur tracks in the Upper Jurassic of Chile (redescription of Iguanodonichnus frenki). Journal of South American Earth Sciences 20:253-257 [M. Carrano/K. Maguire/M. Carrano]
51919 D. Rubilar-Rogers. 2006. Icnitas de terópodos en la Formación Baños del Flaco (Jurásico Superior), Chile central [Theropod footprints in the Baños del Flaco Formation (Upper Jurassic), central Chile]. XI Congreso Geológico Chileno, 7–11 August 2006, Antofagasta. Actas 2:117-120 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
55571 D. Rubilar-Rogers, R. A. Otero, R. E. Yury-Yáñez, A. O. Vargas, and C. S. Gutstein. 2012. An overview of the dinosaur fossil record from Chile. Journal of South American Earth Sciences 37:242-255 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
55605 P. Salinas, L. G. Marshall, and P. Sepúlveda. 1991. Vertebrados continentales del Paleozoico y Mesozoico de Chile [Continental vertebrates of the Paleozoic and Mesozoic of Chile]. Actas del VI Congreso Geológicao Chileno, Viña del Mar 310-313 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
70300 W. A. S. Sarjeant, J. B. Delair, and M. G. Lockley. 1998. The footprints of Iguanodon: a history and taxonomic study. Ichnos 6(3):183-202 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
61518 D. B. Weishampel and J. B. Weishampel. 1983. Annotated localities of ornithopod dinosaurs: implications to Mesozoic paleobiogeography. The Mosasaur 1:43-87 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]