Marlstones of Vallecillo Quarries, near Vallecillo village (Cretaceous of Mexico)

Where: Nuevo Leon, Mexico (26.4° N, 100.0° W: paleocoordinates 27.4° N, 68.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Jurrisac zone, Turonian (93.9 - 89.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. Blanco and J. Alvardo-Ortega. 2006. Rhynchodercetis Region, A Dercetid Fish (Teleostei: Aulopiformes) from Vallecillo, Nuevo Leon State, Northeastern Mexico. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 26(3):552-558 [M. Clapham/C. Feng]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 117995: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Christina Feng on 30.09.2011

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Taxonomic list

 Alepisauriformes - Dercetidae
Rhynchodercetis regio Blanco and Alvardo-Ortega 2006