Orcau-1 (Isona) (Cretaceous of Spain)

Also known as Point 5, Orcau ravine

Where: Cataluña, Spain (42.2° N, 1.0° E: paleocoordinates 34.2° N, 0.8° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: La Posa Formation (Tremp Group), Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• "level b"; "Garumnian", in the lower gray unit

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; gray marl

• "marnes grises et psiolites"; "margas alternantes (gris, entre otras más amarillas o más azuladas).

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Lapparent, Aguirre, Rosell in 1956

• collected by Instituto Lucas Mallado

Primary reference: A. F. d. Lapparent and E. Aguirre. 1956. Présence de Dinosauriens dans le Crétacé supérieur du bassin de Tremp (province de Lérida, Espagne) [Presence of dinosaurs in the Upper Cretaceous of the Tremp Basin (Lérida Province, Spain)]. Comptes Rendus de la Société Géologique de France 1956:261-262 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36380: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Robin Whatley on 27.01.2004, edited by Matthew Carrano

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia -
Titanosauria indet.2 Bonaparte and Coria 1993 sauropod
limb bones
 Saurischia - Titanosauridae
"Megaloolithus trempii" = Megaloolithus baghensis1
"Megaloolithus trempii" = Megaloolithus baghensis1 Khosla and Sahni 1995 titanosaurid