Loanco (Cretaceous to of Chile)

Where: Chile (35.6° S, 72.6° W: paleocoordinates 37.9° S, 57.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Campanian to Campanian (83.6 - 66.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone and conglomerate

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Coleccion Paleontologia de Vertebrados, Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, Santiago, Chile

Primary reference: M. E. Suarez and R. A. Otero. 2008. Nuevos hallazgos de vertebrados marinos en el Campaniano-Maastrichtiano de Loanco, VII Región. Actas del I Simposio Paleontología en Chile. Santiago 78-82 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190521: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 10.12.2017

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Plagiostomi - Squalidae
Centrophoroides sp. Davis 1887 dogfish shark
 Sclerorhynchiformes - Sclerorhynchidae
Sclerorhynchidae indet. Capetta 1974 elasmobranch
Biropristis landbecki Suarez and Cappetta 2004 elasmobranch
 Echinorhiniformes - Echinorhinidae
Reptilia
 Testudines -
 Squamata - Mosasauridae
Mosasauridae indet. Gervais 1852 mosasaur