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Ifayen Ignère (Cretaceous to of Niger)

Also known as Lapparent site 16

Where: Agadez, Niger (16.3° N, 8.1° E: paleocoordinates 5.7° N, 3.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Irhazer Shales Formation (Irhazer Group), Early/Lower Berriasian to Early/Lower Berriasian (145.5 - 136.4 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; shale and sandstone

• "Irazer shales and Agadez sandstones"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Lapparent & Joulia, Mareschal

Primary reference: A. F. d. Lapparent. 1960. Les Dinosauriens du "Continental intercalaire" du Saharal central [The dinosaurs of the "Continental Intercalaire" of the central Sahara]. Mémoires de la Société géologique de France, nouvelle série 39(88A):1-57 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 25202: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 02.09.2002

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