Sant Esteve de la Sarga, Moró: Early/Lower Maastrichtian, Spain
collected by B. Krebs 1964

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Gastropoda - Architaenioglossa - Cyclophoridae
Cyclophorus sp. Montfort 1810
López-Martínez 2000
Gastropoda - Bithyniidae
Bulimidae indet. Guilding 1828
López-Martínez 2000
Gastropoda - Anadromidae
Lychnus sp. Matheron 1832
Testudinata indet. (Oppel 1811)
Reptilia - Titanosauridae
Megaloolithus sp. Mikhailov 1991
López-Martínez 2000
Reptilia - Hadrosauridae
Hadrosauridae indet. Cope 1869
1 individual
IPFUB, 2 ischia
    = Lambeosaurinae indet. Parks 1923
Casanovas et al. 1999
    = Pararhabdodon isonensis Casanovas Cladellas 1992
Sanz 2000
Crocodylia indet. (Owen 1842)
see common names

Country:Spain State/province:Cataluña County:Lleida
Coordinates: 42.1° North, 0.8° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:34.1° North, 0.6° East
Basis of coordinate:estimated from map
Altitude:767 meters
Geographic resolution:outcrop
Period:Cretaceous Epoch:Late/Upper Cretaceous
Stage:Maastrichtian 10 m.y. bin:Cretaceous 8
Key time interval:Early/Lower Maastrichtian
Age range of interval:70.60000 - 66.00000 m.y. ago
Geological group:Tremp Formation:La Posa
Stratigraphic resolution:bed
Stratigraphy comments: also referred to the Aren Fm and as "Garumnian"
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology:lenticular,coarse,pebbly,gray,red,white sandstone
Includes fossils?Y
Lithology description: "a lenticular body of red and gray-white sandstones, abou 50 m thick...The sandstones run E-W and dip 20-30° to the north. They are quite coarse-grained and contain numerous layers well rounded flint pellbes of up to 5 cm diameter.
Environment:terrestrial indet.
Modes of preservation:body
Degree of concentration:dispersed
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Preservation of anatomical detail:good
Disassociated major elements:all
Temporal resolution:snapshot
Collection methods and comments
Collection methods:surface (in situ),survey of museum collection
Reason for describing collection:general faunal/floral analysis
Collectors:B. Krebs Collection dates:1964
Also known as:Tremp, Moror, Alsina, Alzina
Database number:60474
Authorizer:M. Carrano Enterer:M. Carrano
Modifier:M. Carrano Research group:vertebrate
Created:2006-05-16 07:59:32 Last modified:2016-12-07 16:49:41
Access level:the public Released:2006-05-16 07:59:32
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

55388. W. Brinkmann. 1984. Erster Nachweis eines Hadrosauriers (Ornithischia) aus dem unteren Garumnium (Maastrichtium) des Beckens von Tremp (Provinz Lérida, Spanien) [First proof of hadrosaurs (Ornithischia) from the lower Garumnian (Maastrichtian) of the Tremp basin (Lérida province, Spain)]. Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 58(3/4):295-305 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]

Secondary references:

17047ETE W. Brinkmann. 1988. Zur Fundgeschichte und Systematik der Ornithopoden (Ornithischia, Reptilia) aus der Ober-Kreide von Europa [The history of discovery and systematics of the ornithopods (Ornithischia, Reptilia) from the Upper Cretaceous of Europe]. Documenta Naturae 45:1-157 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
19388ETE M. L. Casanovas, X. Pereda Suberbiola, J. V. Santafé and D. B. Weishampel. 1999. A primitive euhadrosaurian dinosaur from the uppermost Cretaceous of the Ager syncline (southern Pyrenees, Catalonia). Geologie en Mijnbouw 78:345-356 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
10512 M. L. Casanovas, X. Pereda-Suberbiola, J. V. Santafé and D. B. Weishampel. 1999. First lambeosaurine hadrosaurid from Europe: palaeobiogeographical implications. Geological Magazine 136(2):205-211 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
33851ETE M. L. Casanovas-Cladellas, X. Pereda Suberbiola, and J. V. Santafe Llopis. 1998. Hadrosaurid dinosaurs from the pre-Pyrenees of Catalonia. in Jagt, JWM, Lambers, PM, Mulder, EWA and Schulp, AS (eds) Third European Workshop on Vertebrate Paleontology: Programme and Abstracts, Naturhistorische Museum Maastricht 16 [M. Carrano/M. Oreska/M. Oreska]
30627ETE M. L. Casanovas-Cladellas, J. V. Santafé-Llopis, J. L. Sanz and A. D. Buscalioni. 1986. Orthomerus (Hadrosaurinae, Ornithopoda) du Crétacé supérieur du gisement de "Els Nerets" (Tremp, Lleida) [Orthomerus (Hadrosaurinae, Ornithopoda) from the Upper Cretaceous of the "Els Nerets" locality (Tremp, Lleida)]. Les Dinosaures de La Chine à La France, Colloque International de Paléontologie, Toulouse, France, 2-6 Septembre 1985; Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de Toulouse, Toulouse 99-111 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
19147ETE F. M. Dalla Vecchia. 2006. Telmatosaurus and the other hadrosaurids of the Cretaceous European Archipelago. An overview. Natura Nascosta 32:1-55 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
41120 F. M. Dalla Vecchia. 2009. Telmatosaurus and the other hadrosauroids of the Cretaceous European Archipelago. An update. Natura Nascosta 39:1-18 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
54956 F. M. Dalla Vecchia, R. Gaete, V. Riera, O. Oms, A. Prieto-Márquez, B. Vila, and A. Garcia Sellés Galobart. 2014. The hadrosaurid record in the Maastrichtian of the eastern Tremp Syncline (Northern Spain). In D. A. Eberth & D. C. Evans (ed.), Hadrosaurs 298-314 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
56237 Y. Laurent. 2003. Les faunes de vertébrés continentaux du Maastrichtien supérieur d'Europe: systématique et biodiversité [The continental vertebrate faunas of the upper Maastrichtian of Europe: systematics and biodiversity]. Strata, Série 2 41:1-81 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
61140 N. López-Martínez. 2000. Eggshell sites from the Cretaceous-Tertiary transition in south-central Pyrenees (Spain). In A. M. Bravo & T. Reyes (ed.), First International Symposium on Dinosaur Eggs and Babies, Extended Abstracts 95-115 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
47749 A. Prieto-Marquez, F. M. D. Vecchia, R. Gaete and A. Galobart. 2013. Diversity, relationships, and biogeography of the Lambeosaurine dinosaurs from the European archipelago, with description of the new aralosaurin Canardia garonnensis. PLoS One 8(7):e69835 [P. Mannion/J. Tennant]
70303 J. L. Sanz. 2000. Yacimientos ibéricos de dinosaurios [Iberian dinosaur localities]. Dinosaurios: Los Señores del Pasado [Dinosaurs: The Lords of the Land] 267-299 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
55386 M. Suñer, B. Poza, B. Vila and A. Santos-Cubedos. 2008. Síntesis del registro fósil de dinosaurios en el Este de la Península Ibérica [Synthesis of the fossil record of dinosaurs in the eastern Iberian Peninsula]. Palaeontologica Nova 8:397-420 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]