Cruzy (Cretaceous of France)

Where: Languedoc-Roussillon, France (43.4° N, 3.0° E: paleocoordinates 35.8° N, 1.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Saint-Chinian Formation, Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; sandstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by C. Depéret in the 1890s

Primary reference: M. Vianey-Liaud and J. Crochet. 1993. Dinosaur eggshells from the Late Cretaceous of Laeguedoc (southern France). Revue de Paléobiologie 7:237-149 [J. Alroy/A. Garcia Selles]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 138411: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Albert Garcia Selles on 17.01.2013, edited by Jonathan Tennant

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

  - Prismatoolithidae
Prismatoolithus tenuis Vianey-Liaud and Crochet 1993 dinosaur
eggshell fragments
 Ornithischia - Ankylosauridae
Ankylosauridae indet.2 Brown 1908 ornithischian
 Loricata -
Theriosuchus sp.1 Owen 1878 crocodilian
Isolated teeth