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Torrent de Guixers tracksite (Cretaceous of Spain)

Also known as Barranc de Guixers-1

Where: Cataluña, Spain (42.1° N, 1.0° E: paleocoordinates 34.1° N, 0.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• lower red unit, C29r, 65 m below K/Pg boundary

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: "channel"; sandstone

• "fluvial, meandeirng streams, channel facies"

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, trace

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: B. Vila, R. Gaete, A. Galobart, O. Oms, J. Peralba and J. Escuer. 2006. Nuevos hallazgos de dinosaurios y otros tetrápodos continentales en los Pirineos sur-centrales y orientales: resultados preliminares [New discoveries of dinosaurs and other continental tetrapods in the south-central and eastern Pyrenees: preliminary results]. III Jornadas Internacionales sobre Paleontología de Dinosaurios y su Entorno Actas:365-378 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 170039: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 12.06.2015

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