Cajon Troncoso 1 (Jurassic of Argentina)

Where: Mendoza, Argentina (36.0° S, 71.0° W: paleocoordinates 33.4° S, 33.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Los Molles Formation, Early/Lower Callovian (164.7 - 161.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; 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 136697: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Julieta Martinelli on 02.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Sphaeroceratidae
Eurycephalites cf. rotundus Tornquist 1898 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Perisphinctidae
Perisphinctes aff. hillebrandti Parent 2006 ammonite
sp nov.