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Mont Igdaman (bed 25) (Cretaceous of Niger)

Where: Tahoua, Niger (15.4° N, 5.8° E: paleocoordinates 5.1° N, 0.6° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Dukamaje Formation, Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; phosphatic, green siltstone

• "Grey silts with phosphorite bands packed with coprolites, fish and reptile bones."

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. T. J. Moody and P. J. C. Suttcliffe. 1991. The Cretaceous deposits of the Iullemmeden Basin of Niger, central West Africa. Cretaceous Research 12:137-157 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 104945: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Hallie Street on 12.02.2011, edited by Matthew Carrano

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