Vega de la Veranada 2 (Jurassic of Argentina)

Where: Neuquen, Argentina (36.2° S, 69.9° W: paleocoordinates 33.4° S, 32.3° W)

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When: Pressulus ammonoid zone, Lotena Formation, Early/Lower Oxfordian (161.2 - 155.7 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; silty, sandy limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: H. Parent. 2006. Oxfordian and late Callovian ammonite faunas and biostratigraphy of the Neuquen-Mendoza and Tarapaca Basins (Jurassic, Ammonoidea, Western South-America). Boletin del Instituto de Fisiografia y Geologia 76(1-2):1-70 [J. Alroy/J. Martinelli]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 136312: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Julieta Martinelli on 25.11.2012

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Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Oppeliidae
Trimarginites cf. eucharis d'Orbigny 1850 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Perisphinctidae
"Tenuisphinctes cf. herreroduclouxi" = Cubasphinctes herreroduclouxi
"Tenuisphinctes cf. herreroduclouxi" = Cubasphinctes herreroduclouxi Leanza 1947 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Aspidoceratidae
Cubaspidoceras aff. caribeanum Myczynski 1976 ammonite
sp. nov
Euaspidoceras veranadaense Parent 2006 ammonite
sp. nov
Euaspidoceras ajax Leanza 1947 ammonite
Peltoceratoides pressulus Leanza 1947 ammonite