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Elías site (Cretaceous of Spain)

Also known as Arenysuchus gascabadiolorum type locality

Where: Aragón, Spain (42.3° N, 0.7° E: paleocoordinates 34.3° N, 0.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Conques Formation (Tremp Group), Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• lower red unit (Unit 2), higher up in the sequence than the Blasi 1-3 sites

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified, sandy sandstone

• very coarse-grained ochre sandstones of polymictic composition and carbonate cement

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 2008

Primary reference: E. Puértolas, J. I. Canudo, and P. Cruzado-Caballero. 2011. A new crocodylian from the late Maastrichtian of Spain: Implications for the initial radiation of crocodyloids. PLoS One 6(6):e20011:1-12 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 111895: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 30.06.2011

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