Campinas (Triassic of Brazil)

Also known as Sauropod locality

Where: Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (29.3° S, 53.6° W: paleocoordinates 36.9° S, 15.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Caturrita Formation (Rosario do Sul Group), Norian (228.0 - 208.5 Ma)

• Upper part of formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

• Reddish sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in the 1950s

Collection methods: bulk,

Primary reference: J. S. Bittencourt, L. A. Leal, M. C. Langer and S. A. K. Azevedo. 2012. An additional basal sauropodomorph specimen from the Upper Triassic Caturrita Formation, southern Brazil, with comments on the biogeography of plateosaurids. Alcheringa 36(2):269-278 [P. Mannion/J. Tennant]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 141243: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Jonathan Tennant on 22.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia -
Sauropodomorpha indet. Huene 1932 saurischian
MN 1326-V, block with numerous appendicular fragments