Caoué, La Mas d'Azil (Peyre farm) (Cretaceous of France)

Also known as Le Mas-d'Azil

Where: Midi-Pyrénées, France (43.1° N, 1.4° E: paleocoordinates 34.8° N, 1.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Grès d'Alet Formation, Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• the southernmost sandstone bank in a group of five or six, plunging around 50° S

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; massive sandstone

• "a very thick bank of sandstone"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Pouech

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: J. J. Pouech. 1881. Sur une Ossement fossile supposé appartenir à un mammifère trouvé dans les Grès crétacés du Mas-d'Azil [On a fossil bone supposedly belonging to a mammal, found in the Cretaceous sandstones of Mas d'Azil]. Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France, 3e série 9:88-90 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 140926: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 19.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia - Titanosauridae
Titanosauridae indet. Lydekker 1885 titanosaurid
large pelvis