Saint-Hilaire, Coudous (Cretaceous of France)

Also known as Coudoux

Where: Bouches-du-Rhône, France (43.6° N, 5.2° E: paleocoordinates 36.1° N, 3.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• "Lower Rognacian"; orig. "Fuvelian" (upper Campanian)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; marl and sandstone

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: P. Kerourio. 1982. Un nouveau type de coquille d'oeuf présumé dinosaurien dans le Campanien et le Maestrichtien continental de Provence [A new type of presumably dinosaurian eggshell in the continental Campanian and Maastrichtian of Provence]. Palaeovertebrata 12(4):141-147 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138413: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Albert Garcia Selles on 17.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

  - Prismatoolithidae
Prismatoolithus tenuis Vianey-Liaud and Crochet 1993 dinosaur