Paso del Sapo, Cerro Azul (Cretaceous to of Argentina)

Also known as Between Paso del Sapo y Cerro Condor

Where: Chubut, Argentina (43.1° S, 69.2° W: paleocoordinates 45.7° S, 55.5° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Paso del Sapo Formation, Campanian to Campanian (83.6 - 66.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; lithology not reported

• As the fossils were collected rapidly, we do not know exactly their provenance or the exact lithology. But as the fossiliferous area is small it is highly probable that the fossils come from the same level.

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Team of MPEF and University of South Wales in 1996; reposited in the MEF

Collection methods: surface (in situ), mechanical,

Primary reference: S. Apesteguia, A. Cambiaso, and F. Agnolin. 2012. Vertebrados de la Formacion Paso del Sapo (Campaniano / Maastrichtiano), Provincia de Chubut, Argentina. Ameghiniana 49(3):395-400 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 191131: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 10.01.2018

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Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Dipnoi - Ceratodontidae
Ceratodontidae indet. Gill 1872 lungfish
 Dipnoi - Ptychoceratodontidae
Ptychoceratodus sp. Jaekel 1926 lungfish
Reptilia
 Testudines - Panchelidae
Chelidae indet. sideneck turtle
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Hadrosauridae indet. Cope 1869 hadrosaurid