Uña (Cretaceous of Spain)

Where: Cuenca, Spain (40.2° N, 2.0° W: paleocoordinates 30.7° N, 8.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: La Huérguina Formation, Late/Upper Barremian (130.0 - 125.5 Ma)

• also called the "Uña Formation"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: alluvial fan; limestone and lignite

• "carbonates and clastic rocks with interbedded coals", with fossils from "a lignite intercalated in limestones"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by Krebs & Henkel in 1965-

Collection methods: bulk, salvage, quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: B. Krebs. 1995. The Barremian vertebrate locality Uña (province of Cuenca) materials for a comparison with Las Hoyas. II International Symposium on Lithographic Limestones, Extended Abstracts. Ediciones de la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid 95-97 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 61319: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 05.06.2006, edited by Roger Benson, Terri Cleary and Philip Mannion

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Podocopida - Cyprididae
Cypridea sp. Bosquet 1852 ostracod
Mantelliana sp. Anderson 1966 ostracod
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
 Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae
Anomoeodus nursalli n. sp.4 Kriwet 1999
IPFUB Uña Pyc 1–9, 11–14, 16–20
"Microdon sp." = Polypsephis5 Hay 1899
Coelodus "sp. 1"4 Haeckel
IPFUB Uña Pyc 15
Coelodus "sp. 2"4 Haeckel
IPFUB Uña Pyc 10
 Temnospondyli - Albanerpetontidae
Albanerpeton sp.1 Estes and Hoffstetter 1976 tetrapod
 Salientia -
Anura indet. frog
Wealdenbatrachus jucarensis n. gen. n. sp. Fey 1988 frog
IPFUB 101/U70 V - holotype
 Testudines - Pleurosternidae
Pleurosternidae indet. Cope 1868 turtle
 Testudines -
 Testudines - Pelomedusidae
Pelomedusidae indet. Cope 1868 sideneck turtle
 Saurischia -
Sauropoda indet.7 sauropod
IPFUB Uña Sd 1
 Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae
cf. Richardoestesia sp.7 Currie et al. 1990 coelurosaur
Velociraptorinae indet.7 Barsbold 1983 coelurosaur
Dromaeosaurinae indet.7 Matthew and Brown 1922 coelurosaur
 Avetheropoda -
cf. Paronychodon sp.7 Cope 1876 coelurosaur
 Neornithischia -
Euornithopoda indet.7 Sereno 1986 bird foot dinosaur
IPFUB Uña Or 1-10
 Pterosauria -
 Loricata -
Lisboasaurus sp.10 Seiffert 1975 crocodilian
IPFUB Uña 70 I-N 2-3
 Loricata - Hylaeochampsidae
Unasuchus reginae n. gen. n. sp.
Unasuchus reginae n. gen. n. sp. Brinkmann 1992 crocodilian
 Loricata - Paralligatoridae
"Theriosuchus ibericus n. sp." = Sabresuchus ibericus
"Theriosuchus ibericus n. sp." = Sabresuchus ibericus Brinkman 1992 crocodilian
 Loricata -
Bernissartia sp. Dollo 1883 crocodilian
 Squamata -
Squamata indet.7 Oppel 1811 squamates
 Squamata - Teiidae
Meyasaurus unaensis n. sp.8 Richter 1994 squamates
 Serpentes -
Serpentes indet.6 snake
IPFUB Una 70/L.76, 63 (two vertebrae)
 Squamata -
Lacertilia indet.9 Owen 1842 lizard
IPFUB Una L. 893, premaxilla; IPFUB Una L. 513, coronoid; IPFUB Una L. 94/1, isolated teeth; IPFUB Una L. 558, right pelvic girdle; IPFUB Una L. 534, sacral vertebra; IPFUB Una L. 48, thoracic vertebra
? Lacertilia indet.9 Owen 1842 lizard
IPFUB Una L. 94/2, single tooth; IPFUB Una L. 177, skull roof bones; IPFUB Una L. 884, skull roof bones; IPFUB Una L. 43, interclavicle
Cuencasaurus estesi n. gen. n. sp.9 Richter 1994 squamates
IPFUB Una L. 141 (holotype), fragment of ?dentary with 5 teeth
 Squamata - Paramacellodidae
Paramacellodus sinuosus n. sp.9 Richter 1994 squamates
IPFUB Una L. 90 (holotype), right dentary
Becklesius sp.9 Estes 1983 squamates
IPFUB Una L. 7, left dentary different in morphology from B. cataphractus and B. hoffstetteri
Becklesius cataphractus n. sp.9 Richter 1994 squamates
IPFUB Una L. 17a-17z (holotype), cranial and postcranial elements; IPFUB Una L. 465, L. 20b, L. 93, L. 96 and L. 531, five dentaries; IPFUB Una L. 595c, isolated tooth, IPFUB Una L. 50, maxilla; IPFUB Una L. 595b, 3 maxillary teeth, IPFUB Una L. 1, L. 235, two jugals, IPFUB Una L. 153, frontal bone, IPFUB Una L. 117, L. 468, parietals; IPFUB Una L. 2, pterygoid; IPFUB Una L. 304, scapulocoracoid; IPFUB Una L. 11a, interclavicle; IPFUB Una L. 304, ilium; plus unmentioned other bones and osteoderms
 Dryolestida -
Crusafontia cuencana n. gen. n. sp.3
Crusafontia cuencana n. gen. n. sp.3 Henkel and Krebs 1969 mammal
"Uña 1" (holotype) and "Uña 2" (mandibles)
 Pantotheria -
Pantotheria sp.5 mammal
a molar tooth
 Multituberculata - Paulchoffatiidae
Galveodon nannothus2 Hahn and Hahn 1992 multituberculate
"Uña 3" (i2) and CR(m)H-7 (p?3/4)
 Multituberculata - Eobaataridae
Eobaatar hispanicus Hahn and Hahn 1992 multituberculate
"Uña 6" (p4); "Uña 4" (p1-2); "Uña 5" (p1-2); "Uña 7" (m1) (paratypes)
Plantae indet. Haeckel 1866
coalified wood