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Casa Fabà (Cretaceous of Spain)

Also known as Les Olives, Orcau

Where: Cataluña, Spain (42.2° N, 1.0° E: paleocoordinates 34.2° N, 0.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Conques Formation (Tremp Group), Early/Lower Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• lower part of the ‘lower red unit’ of the Tremp Fm; C31r of the early Maastrichtian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; calcareous sandstone and gray marl

• Surface of about 4m2 of a sandstone layer with carbonate matrix inter-bedded

•between grey marl strata

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Site discovered by Ana Maria Bravo and Rodrigo Gaete in 2001

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 171037: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 01.07.2015, edited by Philip Mannion

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