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Price Quarry 3, Peirópolis (Cretaceous of Brazil)

Also known as Peirosaurus torminni type locality; Loma de la Lata

Where: Minas Gerais, Brazil (19.7° S, 47.8° W: paleocoordinates 23.3° S, 33.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Marília Formation (Bauru Group), Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: crevasse splay; lenticular, fine-grained, yellow, argillaceous sandstone

• flood deposit or oxbow
• "fine yellowish sandstone and claystone" lens

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by L. I. Price in 1947-1949

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (float), surface (in situ), mechanical,

Primary reference: L. I. Price. 1955. Novos crocodilídeos dos arenitos da Série Baurú, Cretáceo do Estado de Minas Gerais [New crocodilians from the Baurú Series sandstones, Cretaceous of Minas Gerais state]. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências 27(4):487-498 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/P. Mannion] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 51629: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 09.06.2005

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