B12-Arroyo Poti Malal, Bed 801, Mendoza (Jurassic of Argentina)

Where: Mendoza, Argentina (36.0° S, 70.0° W: paleocoordinates 34.2° S, 31.1° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Cuyo Group, Late/Upper Toarcian (180.1 - 175.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, calcareous sandstone

• fine to medium-grained calcareous sandstones with interbedded coarser beds and shell-beds

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 36918: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 19.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
Entolium (Entolium) disciforme Schubler 1833 scallop