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Salina Trapalcó (MPCA) (Cretaceous to of Argentina)

Also known as Salinas de Trapalcó

Where: Río Negro, Argentina (39.6° S, 67.0° W: paleocoordinates 42.3° S, 53.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Malargüe Group, Late/Upper Campanian to Late/Upper Campanian (84.9 - 66.0 Ma)

• or upper Neuquén Group

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; gray siliciclastic sediments

• "greyish sediments"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by R. Abel

Primary reference: J. E. Powell. 2003. Revision of South American titanosaurid dinosaurs: palaeobiological, palaeobiogeographical and phylogenetic aspects. Records of the Queen Victoria Museum Launceston 111:1-173 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 51583: authorized by Matt Carrano, entered by Matt Carrano on 08.06.2005, edited by Jonathan Tennant