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Cerro Aguade del León, La Picaza (Cretaceous to of Argentina)

Also known as Cerro Aguada del León; Comahuesaurus windhauseni type

Where: Neuquén, Argentina (39.6° S, 70.1° W: paleocoordinates 43.0° S, 39.3° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Puesto Quiroga Member (Lohan Cura Formation), Aptian to Aptian (125.5 - 99.7 Ma)

• middle-upper section of member (total thickness 90 m), which is the basalmost unit of the formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: wet floodplain; sandy siltstone

• "alluvial plain associated with with meandering rivers and shallow lagoons"; "single bone bed originated as a debris flow of an ephemeral river bed"
• "sandy siltstones"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1995-2002

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: L. Salgado, A. Garrido, S. E. Cocca and J. R. Cocca. 2004. Lower Cretaceous rebbachisaurid sauropods from Cerro Aguada del León (Lohan Cura Formation), Neuquén province, northwestern Patagonia, Argentina. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 24(4):903-912 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 46076: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 30.12.2004, edited by Philip Mannion

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