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Near Jacaleapa (Jurassic of Honduras)

Where: Honduras (14.0° N, 86.7° W: paleocoordinates 7.0° N, 50.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Agua Fria Formation, Late/Upper Bathonian (167.7 - 164.7 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, gray sandstone and lithified shale

• Gray, quartzose sandstone alternating with beds of gray and/or black shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

Collected by Mark Gordon

• Repository: University of Texas

Primary reference: M. Gordon and K. Young. 1993. Bathonian and Valanginian fossils from Honduras. Geobios 26(Suppl 1):175-179 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 169240: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 11.05.2015

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