Les Bastidons (Cretaceous of France)

Where: Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France (43.5° N, 5.5° E: paleocoordinates 36.0° N, 4.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

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

• The original, local age is Begudien, but the eggs are typical from the Lower Maastrichtian; now considered upper Rognacian = upper Maastrichtian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: "floodplain"; mudstone and sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: G. Garcia. 1998. Les coquilles d'oeufs de dinosaures du Crétacé supérieur du Sud de la France: Diversité, paléobiologie, biochronologie et paléoenvironnements. 1 [J. Alroy/A. Garcia Selles]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138646: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Albert Garcia Selles on 23.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Dinosaur bone fragments are also present.
Reptilia
 Saurischia - Titanosauridae
Megaloolithus petralta Vianey-Liaud et al. 1994 titanosaurid