Piau-Caiçara tracksite (SOCA 8) (Cretaceous to of Brazil)

Also known as Piau Farm, Fazenda Piau, Leonardi locality 64

Where: Paraíba, Brazil (6.7° S, 38.3° W: paleocoordinates 4.5° S, 5.4° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Sousa Formation (Rio do Peixe Group), Berriasian to Berriasian (145.0 - 129.4 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; green, yellow siltstone

• "Light yellowish-green siltite with large primary and sometimes secondary contraction cracks"

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collected by G. Leonardi in 1979-1981

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: L. C. Godoy and G. Leonardi. 1985. Direçóes e comportamento dos dinossauros da localidade Piau, Sousa, Paraíba (Brasil), Formaçáo Sousa (Cretáceo Inferior) [Directions and behavior of the dinosaurs from the Piau locality, Sousa, Paraíba (Brazil), Sousa Formation (Lower Cretaceous)]. Coletânea de Trabalhos Paleontológicos, Série “Geologia” (Seção Paleontologia e Estratigrafia, 2) 27:65-73 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 187914: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 16.08.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Dinosauria -
? Dinosauria indet. dinosaur