B16-Arroyo Las Chilcas (1), Mendoza (Jurassic to of Argentina)

Where: Mendoza, Argentina (34.9° S, 69.8° W: paleocoordinates 36.7° S, 29.4° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Hettangian to Late/Upper Hettangian (201.3 - 183.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified mixed carbonate-siliciclastic sediments

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 36943: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 19.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Praechlamys cf. valoniensis Defrance 1825 scallop
Camptonectes cf. subulatus Goldfuss 1834 scallop
 Pectinida - Heteropectinidae
Asoella asapha Leanza 1942 scallop
 Pectinida - Monotidae
Otapiria neuquensis Damborenea 1987 scallop