Quebrada Sajasa (Jurassic of Chile)

Also known as Metriorhycnhus casamiquelai locality

Where: Antofagasta, Chile (21.8° S, 68.3° W: paleocoordinates 20.3° S, 33.4° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Callovian (164.7 - 161.2 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by A. Thomas

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 138294: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Jonathan Tennant on 10.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Loricata - Metriorhynchidae
Metriorhynchus casamiquelai Gasparini and Chong 1977 marine crocodile
Holotype, MGHF 1-08573, skull with mandible