L'Abeller, unit 2 (Cretaceous of Spain)

Where: Cataluna, Spain (42.2° N, 0.9° E: paleocoordinates 32.1° N, 2.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• belongs to Aren-2 sequence, an sits above Aren Sandstone Formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: delta front; gray, calcareous claystone and sandstone

• "Clays with nodules of carbonate: a thin level of grayish clays pinching out downdip after a few meters."

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: cast

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: A. Prieto-Márquez, R. Gaete, A. Galobart and L. Ardèvol. 2001. A Richardoestesia-like theropod tooth from the Late Cretaceous foredeep, south-central Pyrenees, Spain. Eclogae Geologicae Helveticae 93:497-501 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/K. Maguire]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38678: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 28.04.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
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Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
unclassified
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Vertebrata indet. Lamarck 1801
vertebrates