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MAD93-35 (SUNY) (Cretaceous of Madagascar)

Where: Mahajanga, Madagascar (15.9° S, 46.6° E: paleocoordinates 30.1° S, 38.3° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Anembalemba Member (Maevarano Formation), Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• "uppermost white sandstone unit" = Anembalemba Member

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: "channel"; white sandstone

• "shallow and very broad channel-belt system characterized by an ephemeral and flood-prone discharge regime."

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: trace

Reposited in the DMNH, FMNH

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: D. W. Krause, G. V. R. Prasad, W. Koenigswald, A. Sahni, and F. E. Grine. 1997. Cosmopolitanism among Gondwanan Late Cretaceous mammals. Nature 390:504-507 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/P. Holroyd] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 39266: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 25.05.2004, edited by Philip Mannion, Roger Benson, Jonathan Tennant and Patricia Holroyd

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