Santa Elena 1 (Jurassic to of Argentina)

Where: Mendoza, Argentina (35.3° S, 70.5° W: paleocoordinates 32.9° S, 32.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Calabozo Formation, Bathonian to Bathonian (168.3 - 163.5 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lenticular, green sandstone and 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 136702: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Julieta Martinelli on 02.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ammonoidea -
 Ammonitida - Oppeliidae
Hecticoceras sp. Bonarelli 1893 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Sphaeroceratidae
? Eurycephalites aff. extremus Tornquist 1898 ammonite