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Tendaguru (Jurassic of Tanzania)

Where: Tanzania (9.7° S, 39.3° E: paleocoordinates 29.9° S, 17.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tendaguru Formation, Tithonian (150.8 - 145.5 Ma)

• Presumably from beds now assigned to the Indotrigonia africana Member

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, original calcite

Collected by E. Fraas; reposited in the SMNS

Primary reference: E. Krenkel. 1910. Die untere Kreide von Deutsch-Ostafrika. Beiträge zur Paläontologie und Geologie Österreich-Ungarns und des Orients 23:201-250 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 166267: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 07.02.2015

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