Arroyo Cabrillas (Jurassic of Cuba)

Where: Pinar del Rio, Cuba (22.0° N, 84.0° W: paleocoordinates 4.3° N, 52.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Jagua Formation, Late/Upper Jurassic (163.5 - 145.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; concretionary, black limestone and mixed carbonate-siliciclastic

• Jagua Formation is composed of limestone and calcarenites, and well-stratified bituminites at the base. Fossils are in dark limestone nodules close to outcrop of similar rock withing the middle part, composed of terrigenous sediments intercalated with thin limestone layers.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. Gutierrez Domech. 1981. Hallazgo de restos de reptil en rocas Jurasicas en Punta de la Sierra, Provincia de Pinar del Rio. Voluntad Hidraulica 18(56):4-11 [J. Alroy/J. Wertheim/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37536: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Jill Wertheim on 16.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Ammonoidea -
Vertebrata indet. Lamarck 1801
Reptilia indet. Laurenti 1768 reptile