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Tsiandro tracksite, lower track level (Jurassic to of Madagascar)

Also known as TsII, TsIII, TsIV, TsV, TsVI, TsIX

Where: Morondava, Madagascar (18.8° S, 44.8° E: paleocoordinates 24.4° S, 21.9° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Bemerara Formation, Early/Lower Bajocian to Early/Lower Bajocian (171.6 - 164.7 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal; ooidal grainstone and siliciclastic

• "exposed carbonate mudflats" in a lagoonal setting, inter/supratidal

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collected in 2007, 2009

Primary reference: A. Wagensommer, M. Latiano, G. Leroux, G. Cassano, and S. D. Porchetti. 2012. New dinosaur track sites from the Middle Jurassic of Madagascar: ichnotaxonomical, behavioral and palaeoenvironmental implications. Palaeontology 55(1):109-126 [M. Carrano/A. Murch] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 158276: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Abree Murch on 17.07.2014

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