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In Touhout (bed 4) (Cretaceous of Niger)

Also known as In Touhount

Where: Tahoua, Niger (15.5° N, 1.8° E: paleocoordinates 6.0° N, 3.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; gray marl

• gray marl and gray clay-shale

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

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 178660: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 09.05.2016

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