Peyrecave (Cretaceous of France)

Where: Midi-Pyrénées, France (43.2° N, 0.9° E: paleocoordinates 35.2° N, 0.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Marnes d'Auzas Formation (Ausseing Group), Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; gray, red marl

• "gray to red marls containing much charred plant debris and oyster shells"

Size classes: mesofossils, microfossils

Collected by Lepicard, Babinot, Gheerbrant in 1985, 1992, 1994

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

Primary reference: Y. Laurent. 2003. Les faunes de vertébrés continentaux du Maastrichtien supérieur d'Europe: systématique et biodiversité [The continental vertebrate faunas of the upper Maastrichtian of Europe: systematics and biodiversity]. Strata, Série 2 41:1-81 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 199535: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 28.01.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostreidae indet. Rafinesque 1815 oyster
Chondrichthyes
 Rajiformes - Rhinobatidae
cf. Rhinobatos sp. Link 1790 guitarfish
teeth
 Myliobatiformes -
cf. Coupatezia sp. Cappetta 1982 stingray
teeth
 Myliobatiformes - Rhombodontidae
cf. Rhombodus sp. Dames 1881 stingray
teeth
 Carchariniformes - Triakidae
cf. Palaeogaleus sp. Gurr 1963 hound shark
teeth
Gnathostomata
  -
Osteichthyes indet. bony fish
teeth
Osteichthyes
 Salientia -
Anura indet. Fischer von Waldheim 1813 frog
 Caudata - Urodela
? Urodela indet. salamander
Reptilia
 Saurischia -
Theropoda indet. Marsh 1881 theropod
tooth
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Hadrosauridae indet. Cope 1869 hadrosaurid
teeth
 Loricata -
Crocodylia indet. crocodilian
teeth
 Squamata - Teiidae
cf. Teiidae indet. Gray 1827 squamates
tooth
Mammalia
 Theriiformes -
Theria indet. Parker and Haswell 1897 mammal
teeth
unclassified
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