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Megaraptor type, Sierra del Portezuelo (Cretaceous to of Argentina)

Where: Neuquén, Argentina (38.9° S, 69.6° W: paleocoordinates 44.8° S, 48.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Portezuelo Formation (Neuquén Group), Late/Upper Turonian to Late/Upper Turonian (94.3 - 85.8 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1996

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: F. E. Novas, G. Cladera, and P. Puerta. 1996. New theropods from the Late Cretaceous of Patagonia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 16(3, suppl.):56A [M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 55264: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 04.10.2005

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