Cinco Saltos Site 1 (Cretaceous to of Argentina)

Where: Río Negro, Argentina (38.8° S, 68.1° W: paleocoordinates 41.6° S, 53.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Anacleto Formation (Neuquén Group), Early/Lower Campanian to Early/Lower Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; poorly lithified, medium-grained, coarse sandstone

• "a friable, mediun- to coarse-grained, quartzose sandstone"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by L. Salgado

Collection methods: mechanical,

Primary reference: I. A. Cerda. 2008. Gastroliths in an ornithopod dinosaur. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 53(2):351-355 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 82494: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 28.07.2008

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Neornithischia -
Gasparinisaura cincosaltensis Coria and Salgado 1996 bird foot dinosaur
MCS-Pv 111, 112