B6-Salado river (2), Mendoza (Jurassic of Argentina)

Where: Mendoza, Argentina (35.2° S, 70.1° W: paleocoordinates 33.5° S, 31.5° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Toarcian (182.7 - 174.1 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified limestone and lithified, calcareous sandstone

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 36904: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 19.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Propeamussiidae
Parvamussium pumilum Lamarck 1819 mud scallop
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Camptonectes (Camptonectes) auritus Schlotheim 1813 scallop
 Pterioida - Prospondylidea
? Terquemia andina n. sp. Damborenea 2002 clam