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Ita-i-cora (Cretaceous of Argentina)

Where: Entre Ríos, Argentina (32.2° S, 58.1° W: paleocoordinates 37.0° S, 38.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Puerto Yeruá Formation, Late/Upper Cretaceous (99.7 - 66.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: wet floodplain; lithified, conglomeratic sandstone and lithified, ferruginous, gray, red, calcareous sandstone

• deposited in a humid environment with seasonal rainfall (translated)
• gray sands, medium-thick, well silicified, partly conglomeratic, whitish and reddish color thanks to the presence of iron oxides and frequently calcareous cement (translated)

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (float),

• Museo de Diamante: CICyTTP

Primary reference: S. de Valais, S. Apesteguía, and D. Udrizar Sauthier. 2003. Nuevas evidencias de dinosaurios de la Formación Puerto Yeruá (Cretácico), provincia de Entre Ríos, Argentina [New evidence of dinosaurs from the Puerto Yeruá Formation (Cretaceous), Entre Ríos province, Argentina]. Ameghiniana 40(4):631-635 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38073: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 09.04.2004

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