Fontllonga 6 (Cretaceous of Spain)

Also known as Camarasa 6

Where: Cataluña, Spain (41.1° N, 1.0° E: paleocoordinates 33.1° N, 0.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Figuerola Formation (Fontllonga Group), Early/Lower Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• G. gansseri zone; lower part of Unit 2, approx. 25 m above base; lower part of chron 31R

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; oncoidal, gray sandstone

• "grey oncolitic level"; "grey calcareous sands"

Size class: mesofossils

Collected in the 1990s

Collection methods: bulk, mechanical, sieve,

Primary reference: M. Vianey-Liaud and N. López-Martínez. 1997. Late Cretaceous dinosaur eggshells from the Tremp basin, southern Pyrenees, Lleida, Spain. Journal of Paleontology 71(6):1157-1171 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36725: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 11.02.2004, edited by Jonathan Tennant

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Ostracoda
  -
Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802 ostracod
Chondrichthyes
 Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae
Igdabatis indicus2 Prasad and Cappetta 1993 eagle ray
 Myliobatiformes - Rhombodontidae
Rhombodus ibericus n. sp.2 Kriwet et al. 2007 stingray
"rays"
Actinopteri
 Holostei -
Holostei indet.
"holosteans"
Reptilia
 Testudines -
Testudines indet. Batsch 1788 turtle
  - Prismatoolithidae
? Prismatoolithidae indet. Hirsch 1994 dinosaur
FLL6-15; "new genus and species"
Prismatoolithus tenuis Vianey-Liaud and Crochet 1993 dinosaur
FLL6-16, 18, 19, 60-96
Prismatoolithus aff. matellensis Vianey-Liaud and Crochet 1993 dinosaur
FLL6-11, 12; "n. sp."
 Saurischia - Titanosauridae
Megaloolithus petralta Vianey-Liaud et al. 1994 titanosaurid
FLL6-30-34, 50-55, 100-199, 221-424
cf. Megaloolithus aureliensis Vianey-Liaud et al. 1994 titanosaurid
FLL6-32, 53, 200-220
 Theropoda -
 Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae
cf. Dromaeosauridae "indet. 1"5 Colbert and Russell 1969 coelurosaur
DPM-FON6-T1, tooth
? Dromaeosauridae indet.4 Colbert and Russell 1969 coelurosaur
DPM-FON6-T2, tooth
 Saurischia -
Ageroolithus fontllongensis n. gen. n. sp. Vianey-Liaud and López-Martínez 1997 theropod
FLL6-1-6
 Ornithischia -
Ankylosauria indet.3 ornithischian
teeth
 Loricata -
Crocodylia indet. crocodilian
unclassified
  -
Charophyta indet. Migula 1890
Pseudogeckoolithus nodosus
  -
Pseudogeckoolithus nodosus n. gen. n. sp. Vianey-Liaud and López-Martínez 1997
FLL6-14, 17