Livezi (Cretaceous of Romania)

Where: Hunedoara, Romania (45.6° N, 22.9° E: paleocoordinates 32.7° N, 21.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Densus-Ciula Formation, Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• slightly younger than the nests at Tustea; 2 layers with nests at site

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: "floodplain"; paleosol/pedogenic, micaceous, brown, red, sandy mudstone and conglomerate

• "calcrete-rich mudstones interbedded with up to 2 m thick matrix-supported conglomerates and rare dark grey mudstone intercalations...devoid of volcanoclasts." "Reddish-brown mica-rich sandy mudstones"

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: D. Grigorescu, G. Garcia, Z. Csiki, V. Codrea, and A.-V. Bojar. 2010. Uppermost Cretaceous megaloolithid eggs from the Haţeg Basin, Romania, associated with hadrosaur hatchlings: search for explanation. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 293:360-374 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138826: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 29.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia - Titanosauridae
Megaloolithidae indet. Zhao 1979 titanosaurid