south of Igea (Cretaceous to of Spain)

Also known as Camerochelys vilanovai (turtle) type locality

Where: La Rioja, Spain (42.0° N, 2.8° W: paleocoordinates 32.6° N, 8.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Enciso Group, Hauterivian to Hauterivian (132.9 - 125.0 Ma)

• Igea, La Rioja, Eastern Cameros Basin

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; green, sandy claystone and fine-grained sandstone

• "sandy limolites interbedded between fine-grained sandstone beds"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: ICIPLR, Centro de Interpretación Paleontológico de La Rioja, Igea, La Rioja, Spain

Primary reference: A. Pérez-García, X. Murelaga, J. A. Torres, L. I. Viera, and F.-R. Sáez-Benito. 2010. Tortugas del Cretácico Inferior (Hauteriviense–Barremiense) de La Rioja (Cuenca de Cameros, España) [Turtles from the Lower Cretaceous (Hauterivian–Barremian) of La Rioja (Cameros Basin, Spain)]. Geogaceta 48:87-90 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139454: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Jonathan Tennant on 12.02.2013, edited by Matthew Carrano

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Hybodontiformes - Hybodontidae
Hybodontidae indet. Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch
Actinopteri
 Lepisosteiformes -
Lepidotes sp. Agassiz 1843 gar
Reptilia
 Testudines - Xinjiangchelyidae
Camerochelys vilanovai n. gen. n. sp.
Camerochelys vilanovai n. gen. n. sp. Pérez-García and Murelaga 2013 turtle
ICIPLR-2, a partial carapace and plastron lacking the left and posterior peripherals and the left half of the plastron; ICIPLR-3