Velaux (Cretaceous of France)

Also known as Rognac

Where: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France (43.5° N, 5.2° E: paleocoordinates 35.9° N, 4.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• "base of the Danian"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Dérognat in 1927

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: V. Van Straelen and M.-E. Denaeyer. 1923. Sur des oeufs fossiles du Crétacé supérieur de Rognac en Provence [On some fossil eggs from the Upper Cretaceous of Rognac in Provence]. Bulletins de la Classe des Sciences de l'Academie Royale de Belgique 9(1):14-26 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 141598: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 29.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Saurischia - Titanosauridae
Hypselosaurus priscus Matheron 1869 titanosaurid
eggshells - similar to neognath birds but obliquely referred to Rhabdodon