L'Abeller, Unit 1 (Cretaceous of Spain)

Where: Cataluña, 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)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: delta front; bioturbated, paleosol/pedogenic sandstone

• "Lower sandstone body: very coraase-grained structureless sandstones rich in fragments of eggshell. Remains of bones are scarce...The top of the unit shows development of paleosols with bioturbation."

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: trace

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 38679: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 28.04.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• "at least two nests of dinosaur, a few isolated eggs, and badly-preserved dinosaur footprints"
 Dinosauria -