Piau-Caiçara tracksite (SOCA 16) (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; brown siltstone

• "package of siltites and laminites. At the top, chocolate colored with glossy surface, showing small undulation marks of high frequency"

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collected by G. Leonardi in 1979-1981

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: G. Leonardi. 1984. Le impronte fossili di Dinosauri [The fossil footprints of dinosaurs]. In J. F. Bonaparte, E. H. Colbert, P. J. Currie, A/ J de Ricqlès, Z. Keilan-Jaworowska, G. Leonardi, F. Morello, P. Taquet (eds.), Sulle Orme dei Dinosauri 164-186 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 187923: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 16.08.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Saurischia - Eubrontidae
Eubrontidae indet. Lull 1904 theropod
"40-50 trackways"