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southeast of Marovoay (PROXY) (Cretaceous of Madagascar)

Where: Mahajunga, Madagascar (16.4° S, 46.9° E: paleocoordinates 37.8° S, 36.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Ankarafantsika Formation, Cenomanian (99.7 - 94.3 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; fine-grained sandstone

• "lacustrine and continental facies"
• "thin, fine-grained sandstones"

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (float),

Primary reference: N. J. Mateer, P. Wycisk, L. L. Jacobs, M. Brunet, P. Luger, M. A. Arush, F. Hendriks, T. WEissbrod, G. Gvirtzman, E. Mbede, A. Dina, R. T. J. Moody, G. Weigelt, H. A. El-Nakhal, J. Hell and J. Stets. 1992. Correlation of nonmarine Cretaceous strata of Africa and the Middle East. Cretaceous Research 13:273-318 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 178526: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 06.05.2016

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