Puesto Las Peñas, Sierra de Las Peñas (Triassic of Argentina)

Where: Mendoza, Argentina (32.5° S, 68.9° W: paleocoordinates 51.6° S, 40.3° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Cerro de Las Cabras Formation (Uspallata Group), Middle Triassic (247.2 - 237.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - small; lithology not reported

• "the distal parts of shallow ephemeral lakes and mudflats"

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, trace

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: R. N. Melchor and S. de Valais. 2006. A review of Triassic tetrapod track assemblages from Argentina. Palaeontology 49(2):355-379 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/B. Allen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 59670: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 06.04.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Dinosauria -
Dinosauria indet. Owen 1842 dinosaur
 Saurischia -
Tetrasauropus sp. Ellenberger 1970 prosauropod
 Therapsida -
Dicynodontipus sp. Rühle von Lilienstern 1944 therapsid