La Amarga (mammal site) (Cretaceous to of Argentina)

Where: Neuquén, Argentina (39.5° S, 70.2° W: paleocoordinates 39.5° S, 35.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Puesto Antigual Member (La Amarga Formation), Barremian to Barremian (129.4 - 122.5 Ma)

• basal part of member

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by J. F. Bonaparte & M. Vince in 1985

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (float), mechanical,

Primary reference: J. F. Bonaparte. 1986. Sobre Mesungulatum houusayi y nuevos mamíferos Cretácicos de Patagonia, Argentina [On Mesungulatum houssayi and new Cretaceous mammals from Patagonia, Argentina]. Actas del IV Congreso Argentino de Paleontología y Biostratigrafía 2:48-61 [J. Alroy/J. Wertheim/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37210: authorized by Xiaoming Wang, entered by Xiaoming Wang on 05.03.2004, edited by Matthew Carrano

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Taxonomic list

 Ornithischia -
Stegosauria indet. Marsh 1877 ornithischian
MACN-N 43 - supraorbital, cervical vertebra, cervical prezyg, rib shaft, caudal centrum, cervical plate, dermal element
Vincelestes neuquenianus n. gen. n. sp.
Vincelestes neuquenianus n. gen. n. sp. Bonaparte 1986 mammal