Where: Chubut, Argentina (44.9° S, 69.4° W: paleocoordinates 51.6° S, 46.7° W)
When: Lower Member (Bajo Barreal Formation), Cenomanian to Cenomanian (99.7 - 89.3 Ma)
• Upper part of the Lower Member of the Bajo Barreal Formation (Upper Cretaceous; Fig. 2), Chubut Group. The age of the Lower Member of the Bajo Barreal Formation is widely regarded as Cenomanian–Turonian (e.g., Archangelsky et al., 1994; Bridge et al., 2000; Lamanna et al., 2002; Ibiricu et al., 2012).
Environment/lithology: fluvial; lenticular, graded, coarse-grained, green sandstone
Size class: macrofossils
Collected in 2005
Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ), mechanical,
• UNPSJB-PV, Universidad Nacional de la Patagonia San Juan Bosco Laboratorio de Paleovertebrados, Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina
•Other vertebrate fossils recovered from the ‘2005 Quarry’ include the partial skeletons of a turtle (M.C.L., pers. observ.) and an abelisaurid theropod dinosaur (Lamanna et al., 2011, 2012), as well as several isolated theropod teeth.
Primary reference: L. M. Ibiricu, G. A. Casal, R. D. Martinez, M. C. Lamanna, M. Luna and L. Salgado. 2013. Katepensaurus goicoecheai, gen. et sp. nov., a Late Cretaceous rebbachisaurid (Sauropoda, Diplodocoidea) from central Patagonia, Argentina. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 33(6):1351-1366 [R. Benson/R. Benson] more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 152253: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 13.11.2013
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