Portezuelo Ancho (unknown croc locality) (Jurassic of Argentina)

Where: Mendoza, Argentina (35.1° S, 70.1° W: paleocoordinates 33.4° S, 31.5° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Toarcian (180.1 - 175.6 Ma)

• "Upper Lias" but no formation name given

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (in situ)

Primary reference: Z. Gasparini and M. Fernandez. 2005. Jurassic marine reptiles of the Neuquen Basin: records, faunas, and their palaeobiogeographic significance. In G. D. Viega, L. A. Spalletti, J. A. Howell, E. Schwarz (eds.), The Neuquen Basin, Argentina: A Case Study in Sequence Stratigraphy and Basin Dynamics; Geological Society, London, Special Publications 252:279-294 [P. Mannion/J. Tennant/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140295: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Jonathan Tennant on 07.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Loricata -
Steneosaurus gerthi Huene 1927 marine crocodile
Two dorsal vertebrae