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In Abangarit-Tamesna (Cretaceous to of Niger)

Also known as Lapparent site 18; West of In Abangharit

Where: Agadez, Niger (17.7° N, 5.8° E: paleocoordinates 2.1° N, 0.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Echkar Formation (Tegama Group), Late/Upper Albian to Late/Upper Albian (105.3 - 94.3 Ma)

• "upper part of the Continental Intercalaire, a little below the Cenomanian-Turonian" limestone

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deltaic; sandstone and claystone

• described as "fluviatile deltas"
• clays and sandstones

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by L. Archier, P. Bordet & A. F. de Lapparent in 1951–1953

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (float), surface (in situ), mechanical,

• discovered by Captain L. Archier in 1951-1952 with collection by P. Bordet; Lapparent expedition in Feb. 1953

Primary reference: A. F. d. Lapparent. 1953. Gisements de Dinosauriens dans le "Continental intercalaire" d'In Abangarit (Sahara méridional) [Dinosaur localities in the "Continental Intercalaire" of In Abangarit (southern Sahara)]. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences à Paris 236:1905-1906 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 25221: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 03.09.2002, edited by Philip Mannion

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