B7-Arroyo Santa Elena, Mendoza (Jurassic to of Argentina)

Where: Mendoza, Argentina (35.1° S, 70.6° W: paleocoordinates 35.4° S, 30.9° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Pliensbachian to Pliensbachian (190.8 - 182.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified volcaniclastic sediments

• tuffaceous porphyritic 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 36929: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 19.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida -
Harpax rapa Bayle and Coquand 1851 oyster