Vitrolles-Couperigne (Cretaceous of France)

Where: Bouches-du-Rhône, France (44.4° N, 5.9° E: paleocoordinates 37.0° N, 4.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• "Lower Rognacian"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; marl and sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

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: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138412: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Albert Garcia Selles on 17.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

  - Prismatoolithidae
Prismatoolithus tenuis Vianey-Liaud and Crochet 1993 dinosaur
eggshell fragments
 Saurischia - Titanosauridae
Megaloolithus siruguei Vianey-Liaud et al. 1994 titanosaurid