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Tendaguru quarry S (Jurassic to of Tanzania)

Also known as British Expedition, M 20, Kitukituki

Where: Lindi, Tanzania (9.7° S, 39.2° E: paleocoordinates 29.8° S, 16.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Dinosaur Member (Tendaguru Formation), Late/Upper Kimmeridgian to Late/Upper Kimmeridgian (155.7 - 145.5 Ma)

• formerly Middle Saurian Bed

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: estuary or bay; gray, green, red, sandy marl

• "greenish-grey and reddish sandy marls"; "A bright green clay" (Migeod 1930)

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Boheti, Migeod in 1909-1911, 1929

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (float), surface (in situ), mechanical,

• German excavation, revisited by British Expedition in 1929 but not re-excavated

Primary reference: H. Reck. 1911. Bericht über die Ausgrabungen und Ergebnisse der Tendaguru-Expedition [Report on the excavations and results of the Tendaguru Expedition]. Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin 1911(8):385-397 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taphonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 47147: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 15.02.2005

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