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Blasi 2, Arén (Cretaceous of Spain)

Also known as 2a, 2b

Where: Aragón, Spain (42.3° N, 0.7° E: paleocoordinates 34.3° N, 0.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• lower part; 6.5 m interval; upper part of chron c30n, 65.6-68.7 mya

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; lenticular, gray marl

• "lagoonal/marsh marls"
• "grey marls", 2 m thick

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

• includes seven types of eggshell

Primary reference: J. I. Canudo, L. Ardévol, G. Cuenca-Bescós, N. López-Martínez, X. Murelaga, X. Pereda-Suberbiola, J. I. Ruiz-Omeñaca and X. Orue-Etxebarria. 1999. New dinosaur localities near the Cretaceous/Tertiary boundary from Arén (Huesca, Spain). In J. I. Canudo & G. Cuenca-Bescós (eds.), IV European Workshop on Vertebrate Paleontology, Albarracin, Spain. Universidad de Zaragoza 32-33 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 45437: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 22.10.2004, edited by Philip Mannion, Patricia Holroyd and Jonathan Tennant

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