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Orcau-2 tracksite (Cretaceous of Spain)

Where: Cataluņa, Spain (42.2° N, 1.0° E: paleocoordinates 34.2° N, 0.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: La Posa Formation (Tremp Group), Early/Lower Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• gray facies of the "Garumnian" = Tremp Fm. 8 levels with tracks within a thickness of 1.5 m. Site is above the level of site 7 of Lapparent. grey unit, lower part of C31r, near early/late Maastrichtian boundary

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; burrowed, bioturbated, gray lime mudstone

• gray, bioturbated micritic limestones

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collected in 1983

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• Project No. 1110

Primary reference: C. Llompart, M. L. Casanovas, and J. V. Santafé. 1984. Un nuveo yacimiento de Icnitas de Dinosaurios en las facies garumnienses de la Conca de Tremp (Lleida, Espaņa) [A new locality of dinosaur footprints in the Garumnian facies of the Tremp Basin (Lleida, Spain)]. Acta Geolōgica Hispānica 19(2):143-147 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 92448: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 13.11.2009

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