Laguna La Colorada (CPBA) (Triassic of Argentina)

Also known as Estancia Cañadón Largo

Where: Santa Cruz, Argentina (48.1° S, 68.3° W: paleocoordinates 56.7° S, 24.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Laguna Colorada Formation (El Tranquilo Group), Norian (228.0 - 208.5 Ma)

• "slightly below" the layer producing Mussaurus

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; concretionary, ferruginous dolomite

• "ferruginous dolomite concretions"

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: concretion

Collected by A. Báez & C. Marsicano

Collection methods: surface (in situ), mechanical,

Primary reference: A. M. Báez and C. A. Marsicano. 1998. A heterodontosaurian ornithischian in the Upper Triassic of southern Patagonia?. Gondwana 10: Event Stratigraphy of Gondwana, Cape Town, South Africa 27:14-15 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139580: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 14.02.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Ornithischia - Heterodontosauridae
cf. Heterodontosaurus sp. Crompton and Charig 1962 heterodontosaurid