Ranquil-Co, Fm. Jagüel (IANIGLA-PV) (Cretaceous of Argentina)

Where: Mendoza, Argentina (36.2° S, 69.5° W: paleocoordinates 40.1° S, 51.1° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Jagüel Formation, Late/Upper Cretaceous (100.5 - 66.0 Ma)

• Cretácico Superior, Maastrichtiano

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, calcareous siltstone

• "The Jagüel Formation was interpreted by Uliana y Dellape (1981) to have been deposited in a marine environment....."
• "The Jaguel Formation consists of green to greyish-yellow calcareous siltstone and mudstone"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by B. González Riga

Primary reference: M.B. Prámparo, A.L. Cione, and B. González Riga. 2013. Sharks (Neoselachii) and palynomorphs from Mendoza (Argentina): new evidence of the Late Cretaceous Atlantic marine transgression. Alcheringa, 38:2, 177-189. [S. Devincenzi/S. Devincenzi/S. Devincenzi]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 200128: authorized by Susana Devincenzi, entered by Susana Devincenzi on 18.03.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Lamniformes - Anacoracidae
Squalicorax pristodontus Agassiz 1843 crow shark