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Bobasatrana, Mahavavy River (Triassic of Madagascar)

Where: Madagascar (13.3° S, 49.1° E: paleocoordinates 44.2° S, 42.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Smithian (251.3 - 247.2 Ma)

• Olenekian, said to be likely lower Olenekian based on conchostracans

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; lithified, nodular shale

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Repository: Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Milano (MSNM)

Primary reference: A. Garassino and G. Teruzzi. 1995. Studies on Perno-Trias of Madagascar. 3. The decapod crustaceans of the Ambilobe region (NW Madagascar). Atti della Societa Italiana de Scienze Naturali e del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Milano 134(1):85-113 [C. Schweitzer/E. Johnson] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 96858: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 04.07.2010

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