Alto de Varas (Jurassic of Chile)

Also known as Thalattosuchia locality

Where: Antofagasta, Chile (24.8° S, 69.2° W: paleocoordinates 29.1° S, 31.6° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Sinemurian (199.3 - 190.8 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: G. Chong Diaz and Z. B. d. Gasparini. 1976. Los vertebrados mesozoicos de Chile y su aporte geo-paleontologico [The Mesozoic vertebrates of Chile and their geo-paleontological importance]. Actas del Sexto Congreso Geologico Argentino, Bahia Blanca, 21-27 September 1975 45-67 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138292: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Jonathan Tennant on 10.01.2013, edited by Matthew Carrano

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Taxonomic list

 Loricata -
Thalattosuchia indet. Fraas 1901 marine crocodile
 Ichthyosauria -
Ichthyosauria indet. ichthyosaur