Viajete (Cretaceous to of Spain)

Also known as Arcanosaurus ibericus type

Where: Castilla y Leon, Spain (42.0° N, 3.3° W: paleocoordinates 32.6° N, 8.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Castrillo de la Reina Formation, Late/Upper Barremian to Late/Upper Barremian (130.0 - 122.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: "floodplain"; red claystone and sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying

Primary reference: A. Houssaye, J.-C. Rage, F. Torcida Fernández-Baldor, P. Huerta, N. Bardet and X. Pereda Suberbiola. 2013. A new varanoid squamate from the Early Cretaceous (Barremian-Aptian) of Burgos, Spain. Cretaceous Research 41:127-135 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138027: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 03.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Squamata -
Arcanosaurus ibericus n. gen. n. sp.
Arcanosaurus ibericus n. gen. n. sp. Houssaye et al. 2013 squamates
MDS-VJ 5 - holotype (Mid-dorsal vertebra); paratypes: MDS-VJ 1 (axis); MDS-VJ 2,8,9,16,17 (cervical vertebrae); MDS-VJ 3,4,6,7,10-15 (dorsal vertebrae) and MDS-VJ 18-29 (caudal vertebrae); vertebrae discovered associated but disarticulated