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Near San Juancito (Cretaceous of Honduras)

Where: Honduras (14.2° N, 87.1° W: paleocoordinates 11.5° N, 54.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cantarranas Formation, Late/Upper Valanginian (140.2 - 136.4 Ma)

• "Probably Late Valanginian, but early Hauterivian cannot be completely ruled out"

• 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

Collection methods: 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 169241: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 11.05.2015

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