Cajon de Almanza (Jurassic of Argentina)

Where: Neuquén, Argentina (38.1° S, 70.5° W: paleocoordinates 36.4° S, 32.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Tithonian (150.8 - 145.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. S. Fernandez. 2000. Late Jurassic ichthyosaurs from the Neuquen Basin, Argentina. Historical Biology 14(1-2):133-136 [P. Mannion/J. Tennant]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140285: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Jonathan Tennant on 07.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines -
Neusticemys neuquina Fernandez and de la Fuente 1988 turtle
 Loricata - Metriorhynchidae
Geosaurus sp. Cuvier 1824 marine crocodile
 Sauropterygia - Pliosauridae
Pliosaurus sp. Owen 1841 plesiosaur
 Ichthyosauria -
 Ichthyosauria - Ophthalmosauridae
Ophthalmosaurus sp. Seeley 1874 ichthyosaur
MOZ unnumbered (forefin, with anterior portion articulated)