La Bocana Roja Formation

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
La Bocana Roja Formation
Stratigraphic range: Late Cretaceous
Type Geological formation
Location
Region North America

La Bocana Roja Formation is a geological formation in Baja California, Mexico whose strata date back to the Late Cretaceous. Dinosaur remains are among the fossils that have been recovered from the formation.[1]

Vertebrate paleofauna[edit]

Color key
Taxon Reclassified taxon Taxon falsely reported as present Dubious taxon or junior synonym Ichnotaxon Ootaxon Morphotaxon
Notes
Uncertain or tentative taxa are in small text; crossed out taxa are discredited.
Vertebrates reported from the La Bocana Roja Formation
Genus Species Location Member Material Notes Images

Alexornis[2]

A. antecedens[2]

"Postcranial elements."[3]

Labocania[4]

L. anomala[4]

"Very fragmentary skull and postcrania."[5]

See also[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Weishampel, David B; et al. (2004). "Dinosaur distribution (Late Cretaceous, North America)." In: Weishampel, David B.; Dodson, Peter; and Osmólska, Halszka (eds.): The Dinosauria, 2nd, Berkeley: University of California Press. Pp. 574-588. ISBN 0-520-24209-2.
  2. ^ a b "La Bocana Roja Formation." Weishampel, et al. (2004). Pg. 588. Also see "Appendix: Summary of the Mesozoic Reptilian Fossils of California," in Hilton (2003) p. 264
  3. ^ "Table 11.1," in Weishampel, et al. (2004). Page 212.
  4. ^ a b "La Bocana Roja Formation." Weishampel, et al. (2004). Pg. 588. Also see "Appendix: Summary of the Mesozoic Reptilian Fossils of California," in Hilton (2003) p. 261
  5. ^ "Table 5.1," in Weishampel, et al. (2004). Page 114.

References[edit]

  • Hilton, Richard P. 2003. Dinosaurs and Other Mesozoic Reptiles of California. Berkeley: University of California Press. 318 pp.
  • Weishampel, David B.; Dodson, Peter; and Osmólska, Halszka (eds.): The Dinosauria, 2nd, Berkeley: University of California Press. 861 pp. ISBN 0-520-24209-2.