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Santa Maria churchyard, unstratified layers (Triassic to of Brazil)

Where: Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (29.7° S, 53.8° W: paleocoordinates 39.8° S, 15.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Hyperodapedon other zone, Alemoa Member (Santa Maria Formation), Carnian to Carnian (235.0 - 205.6 Ma)

• Santa Maria 2 (upper half of Santa Maria Formation), from the so-called "Rhynchosaur Cenozone" or "Hyperodapedon Assemblage Zone". The Hyperodapedon Assemblage Zone has generally considered been late Carnian in age, but could extend into the early Norian.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Stahlecker in 1928-1929; reposited in the BSP

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: F. v. Huene. 1942. Lieferungen 3/4. Pseudosuchia, Saurischia, Rhynchosauridae und Schlussabschnitt [Parts 3/4. Pseudosuchia, Saurischia, Rhynchosauridae, and Conclusions]. Die Fossilen Reptilien des Südamerikanischen Gondwanalandes. Ergebnisse der Sauriergrabungen in Südbrasilien 1928/29 [The Fossil Reptiles of South American Gondwanaland. Results of the Dinosaur Expeditions in southern Brazil 1928/29]. C. H. Beck'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, München 161-332 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 99411: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 10.11.2010

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