Toro Toro, Pista de Danzas (Cretaceous of Bolivia)

Also known as Torotoro, Toro-Toro, Leonardi locality 42

Where: Cochabamba, Bolivia (18.1° S, 65.8° W: paleocoordinates 21.3° S, 47.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Toro Toro Formation (Upper Puca Group), Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• originally ascribed to upper part of lower member of the El Molino Fm.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: paralic; medium-grained, coarse, ferruginous, yellow sandstone

• "beach environment"
• "...porous yellowish sandstone, not very well sorted, with medium to coarse granulation, not very round quartz grains, and abundant in iron oxide."

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collected by L. Branisa, A. C. Rocha Campos, G. Leonardi, H. Peredo in 1968, 1980, 1983

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: L. Branisa. 1968. Hallazgo del amonite Neolobites en la Caliza Miraflores y de huellas de dinosaurios en la formación El Molino y su significado para la determinación de la edad del "Grupo Puca" [Discovery of the ammonite Neolobites in the Miraflores Limestone and of dinosaur footprints in the El Molino Formation and their significance for the determination of the age of the "Puca Group"]. Boletín de Instituto Boliviano del Petróleo 8(1):16-29 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36238: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 19.01.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia - Titanosauridae
Titanosauridae indet.4 Lydekker 1885 titanosaurid
 Saurischia -
 Avetheropoda - Dromaeopodidae
? Dromaeopodus sp.1 Li et al. 2007 runner foot
CFA-PA-852
 Ornithischia -
Ligabueichnium bolivianum n. gen. n. sp.3
Ligabueichnium bolivianum n. gen. n. sp.3 Leonardi 1984 ornithischian
 Neornithischia -
Ornithopoda indet.2 bird foot dinosaur