Calizas de La Huérgina Formation

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Calizas de La Huergina Formation
Stratigraphic range: Early Cretaceous
Type Geological formation
Location
Region Europe

The Calizas de La Huérgina Formation (also known as the Una Formation) is a geological formation in Spain whose strata date back to the Early 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.
Mammals reported from the Calizas de La huergina Formation
Genus Species Location Stratigraphic position Material Notes Images

Spinolestes[2]

S. xenarthrosus

Exceptionally complete specimen, preserving soft tissues such as pelage, ears and internal organs.

Sauropsids reported from the Calizas de La Huergina Formation
Genus Species Location Stratigraphic position Material Notes Images

Concavenator[3]

C. corcovatus[3]

"Nearly complete and articulated skeleton."

Concornis[4]

C. lacustris[4]

"Postcranial skeleton."[5]

Eoalulavis[4]

E. hoyasi[4]

"Thoracic region and forelimbs."[5]

Euronychodon[6]

Indeterminate[6]

Europejara

E. olcadesorum

Iberomesornis[4]

I. romerali[4]

"Postcranial skeleton."[7]

Iguanodon[4]

I. bernissartensis[4]

Pelecanimimus[4]

P. polyodon[4]

"Skull and partial skeleton."[8]

Paronychodon[9]

Indeterminate[9]

Ricardoestesia[10]

Indeterminate[10]

Many fish and lizards also have been found.

See also[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Weishampel, David B; et al. (2004). "Dinosaur distribution (Early Cretaceous, Europe)." In: Weishampel, David B.; Dodson, Peter; and Osmólska, Halszka (eds.): The Dinosauria, 2nd, Berkeley: University of California Press. Pp. 556-563. ISBN 0-520-24209-2.
  2. ^ Thomas Martin, Jesús Marugán-Lobón, Romain Vullo, Hugo Martín-Abad, Zhe-Xi Luo & Angela D. Buscalioni (2015). A Cretaceous eutriconodont and integument evolution in early mammals. Nature 526, 380–384. doi:10.1038/nature14905
  3. ^ a b Ortega F., Escaso, F. and Sanz, J.L. (2010). "A bizarre, humped Carcharodontosauria (Theropoda) from the Lower Cretaceous of Spain." Nature, 467: 203-206. doi:10.1038/nature09181 PMID 20829793
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "15.9 Provincia de Quenca, Spain; 4. Calizas de La Huergina Formation," in Weishampel, et al. (2004). Pages 561-562.
  5. ^ a b "Table 11.1," in Weishampel, et al. (2004). Page 212.
  6. ^ a b Listed as "cf. Euronychodon sp." in "15.9 Provincia de Quenca, Spain; 4. Calizas de La Huergina Formation," in Weishampel, et al. (2004). Page 561.
  7. ^ "Table 11.1," in Weishampel, et al. (2004). Page 213.
  8. ^ "Table 6.1," in Weishampel, et al. (2004). Page 138.
  9. ^ a b Listed as "cf. Paranychodon sp." in "15.9 Provincia de Quenca, Spain; 4. Calizas de La Huergina Formation," in Weishampel, et al. (2004). Page 561.
  10. ^ a b Listed as "cf. Ricardoestesia sp." in "15.9 Provincia de Quenca, Spain; 4. Calizas de La Huergina Formation," in Weishampel, et al. (2004). Page 561.

References[edit]

  • Weishampel, David B.; Dodson, Peter; and Osmólska, Halszka (eds.): The Dinosauria, 2nd, Berkeley: University of California Press. 861 pp. ISBN 0-520-24209-2.