Mina San Eduardo 1 (Cretaceous of Argentina)

Where: Argentina (39.5° S, 67.7° W: paleocoordinates 38.5° S, 30.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Agrio Formation, Valanginian (139.8 - 132.9 Ma)

• 1.3m thick bed, at base of sequence

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; silty shale and gray, sandy limestone

• grey sandy limestone in dark, silty shales

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. B. Aguirre-Urreta and P. F. Rawson. 1999. Lower Cretaceous ammonites from the Neuquen Basin, Argentina: Viluceras, a new Valanginian subgenus of Olcostephanus. Cretaceous Research 20:343-357 [J. Alroy/E. Leckey/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37752: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 23.03.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
Entolium sp. Meek 1865 scallop
 Trigoniida - Myophorelloidae
Steinmanella sp. Crickmay 1930 clam
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Olcostephanidae
Olcostephanus (Viluceras) duraznoensis Aguirre-Urreta and Rawson 1999 ammonite