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MPEF excavation site, southern margin of Laguna Colorada (Triassic of Argentina)

Where: Santa Cruz, Argentina (48.1° S, 69.5° W: paleocoordinates 57.0° S, 26.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Laguna Colorada Formation (El Tranquilo Group), Norian (221.5 - 205.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by D. Pol and team

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: D. Pol and J. E. Powell. 2007. Skull anatomy of Mussaurus patagonicus (Dinosauria: Sauropodomorpha) from the Late Triassic of Patagonia. Historical Biology 19(1):125-144 [O. Rauhut/O. Rauhut] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 179278: authorized by Oliver Rauhut, entered by Oliver Rauhut on 10.06.2016

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