Sierra de Moreno (Jurassic of Chile)

Where: Chile (21.7° S, 69.3° W: paleocoordinates 20.8° S, 34.1° W)

When: Middle Jurassic (174.1 - 163.5 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: S. Soto – Acuña, R. A. Otero, and D. Rubilar–Rogers. 2012. Un nuevo ejemplar de Metriorhynchus casamiquelai Gasparini y Chong, 1977 (Crocodylomorpha: Thalattosuchia) del Caloviano de Sierra de Moreno, Región de Antofagasta. Congreso Geológico Chileno XIII:755-757 [M. Uhen/A. Kourmadas/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190083: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Alexander Kourmadas on 27.11.2017

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Loricata - Metriorhynchidae
Metriorhynchus casamiquelai Gasparini and Chong 1977 marine crocodile
SGO.PV.249, partial neurocranium