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Buxéxé, Santana do Cariri (Cretaceous of Brazil)

Also known as Irritator type site

Where: Ceará, Brazil (7.2° S, 39.3° W: paleocoordinates 12.2° S, 10.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Romualdo Member (Santana Formation), Albian (112.6 - 99.7 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; mudstone and concretionary limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, microfossils

Collection methods: mechanical,

Primary reference: D. M. Martill, A. R. I. Cruickshank, E. Frey, P. G. Small, and M. Clarke. 1996. A new crested maniraptoran dinosaur from the Santana Formation (Lower Cretaceous) of Brazil. Journal of the Geological Society, London 153:5-8 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 28052: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 22.01.2003

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