Corral Negro (Cretaceous of Argentina)

Also known as Acay Oeste

Where: Salta, Argentina (24.3° S, 66.3° W: paleocoordinates 26.8° S, 52.6° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Yacoraite Formation (Salta Group), Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• Situated a few metres below the contact with the Mealla Formation, Santa Barbara Subgroup

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; ooidal limestone

• Oolitic limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the MLP

Primary reference: J. F. Bonaparte, J. A. Salfity, G. Bossi and J. E. Powell. 1977. Hallazgo de dinosaurios y aves cretacicas en la Formación Lecho de El Brete (Salta), proximo al limite con Tucumán [Discovery of Cretaceous dinosaurs and birds in the Lecho Formation of El Brete (Salta), near the border with Tucumán]. Acta Geològica Lilloana 14:5-17 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 114767: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 24.08.2011, edited by Matthew Carrano

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Taxonomic list

 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritellidae indet. Lovén 1847 turret shell
 Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae
 Saurischia -
 Loricata - Dolichochampsidae
Dolichochampsa minima Gasparini and Buffetaut 1980 crocodilian