Buriti Farm (Gondwanasuchus scabrosus type; palaeosol 1) (Cretaceous to of Brazil)

Also known as General Salgado; Fazenda Buriti Paleontological Site

Where: Itapecuru-Mirim, Brazil (20.6° S, 50.5° W: paleocoordinates 24.7° S, 33.5° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Adamantina Formation (Bauru Group), Late/Upper Campanian to Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: alluvial fan; red, conglomeratic sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: T. S. Marinho, F. V. Iori, I.S. Carvalho and F. M. Vasconcellos. 2013. Gondwanasuchus scabrosus gen. et sp. nov., a new terrestrial predatory crocodyliform (Mesoeucrocodylia: Baurusuchidae) from the Late Cretaceous Bauru Basin of Brazil. Cretaceous Research 44:104-111 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190080: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Michael Hudgins on 27.11.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Loricata - Baurusuchidae
Gondwanasuchus scabrosus n. gen. n. sp.
Gondwanasuchus scabrosus n. gen. n. sp. Marinho et al. 2013 crocodilian
UFRJ DG 408-R - holotype (well-preserved partial skull and mandible, lacking the skull roof, basicranial region and bones of the right side posterior to the anterior orbital margin (Figs. 2 and 3) and the remains of five cervical vertebrae and some associated cervical ribs)