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Locality XVI, Azendoh (Triassic of Morocco)

Where: Marrakech, Morocco (31.0° N, 9.0° W: paleocoordinates 7.4° N, 5.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Irohalene Member (Timezgadiouine Formation), Carnian (235.0 - 221.5 Ma)

• from base of T5 level; suggested to be a correlative of the Otischalkian and Sanfordian LVFs by Lucas (1998) and suggested to be Ischigualastian by Langer et al. (2010)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone and conglomerate

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by J.-M. Dutuit in 1965; reposited in the MNHN

Primary reference: J.-M. Dutuit. 1972. Découverte d'un Dinosaure ornithischien dans le Trias supérieur de l'Atlas occidental marocain [Discovery of an ornithischian dinosaur in the Upper Triassic of the Moroccan western Atlas]. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences à Paris, Série D 275:2841-2844 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 58618: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 16.02.2006, edited by Richard Butler

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