C3-Arroyo Chacay Melehue, Bed 245, North-Central Neuquen (Jurassic to of Argentina)

Where: Neuquen, Argentina (37.3° S, 70.5° W: paleocoordinates 37.4° S, 30.1° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Cuyo Group, Early/Lower Pliensbachian to Early/Lower Pliensbachian (189.6 - 183.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified sandstone and lithified, tuffaceous shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: S. E. Damborenea. 2002. Early Jurassic bivalves of Argentina: Part 3, Superfamilies Monotoidea, Pectinoidea, Plicatuloidea and Dimyoidea. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 265(1-4):1-119 [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg/S. Nurnberg]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36894: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 19.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Entolioididae
Kolymonectes weaveri Damborenea 1997 scallop