Turtle Town, Cerro Barcino (Cretaceous of Argentina)

Where: Chubut, Argentina (43.8° S, 68.9° W: paleocoordinates 44.7° S, 35.4° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: La Paloma Member (Cerro Barcino Formation), Aptian (125.0 - 113.0 Ma)

• orig. listed as Cerro Castaño Mb., but MPEF data says La Paloma Mb.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by T. Rich in 1994, 1997–1998

Collection methods: mechanical,

Primary reference: T. H. Rich, P. J. Vickers-Rich, F. E. Novas, R. Cuneo, P. Puerta and R. Vacca. 1998. Theropods from the "Middle" Cretaceous Chubut Group of the San Jorge Sedimentary Basin, central Patagonia. A preliminary note. GAIA 15:111-115 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38530: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 23.04.2004, edited by Patricia Holroyd

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudinata -
Chubutemys copelloi n. gen. n. sp.
Chubutemys copelloi n. gen. n. sp. Gaffney et al. 2007 turtle
MPEF PV1236 - holotype; additional referred specimens in ref. 60037 Sterli et al. 2015
 Theropoda -
Theropoda indet. theropod
MPEF-PV-1158, 1159