Morerilla (Bagua Fm.) (Cretaceous to of Peru)

Where: Amazonas, Peru (5.8° S, 78.5° W: paleocoordinates 7.8° S, 60.5° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Fundo el Triunfo Member (Bagua Formation), Middle Campanian to Middle Campanian (83.5 - 66.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Collection methods: bulk, surface (float), surface (in situ), sieve,

Primary reference: T. Mourier, P. Bengtson, M. Bonhomme, E. Buge, H. Cappetta, J.-Y. Crochet, M. Feist, K. F. Hirsch, E. Jaillard, G. Laubacher, J. P. Lefranc, M. Moullade, C. Noblet, D. Pons, J. Rey, B. Sigé, Y. Tambareau and P. Taquet. 1988. The Upper Cretaceous–Lower Tertiary marine to continental transition in the Bagua Basin, northern Peru: paleontology, biostratigraphy, radiometry, correlations. Newsletters on Stratigraphy 19(3):143-177 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 52840: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 23.08.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Sclerorhynchiformes - Sclerorhynchidae
Sclerorhynchidae "sp. 2" Capetta 1974 elasmobranch
"genus indet. 2"
Reptilia indet. Laurenti 1768 reptile
 Testudines - Pelomedusidae
Pelomedusidae indet. Cope 1868 sideneck turtle
 Dinosauria -
Dinosauria indet. dinosaur
bone and eggshell
 Lecythidales - Dilleniidae
Lecythidaceae indet. Poiteau 1825
 Malvales -
aff. Malvales indet. Jussieu 1820