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Dukul, Numan Division (Cretaceous of Nigeria)

Also known as Near Lamja

Where: Nigeria (9.9° N, 11.9° E: paleocoordinates 4.8° S, 4.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Coniacian (89.3 - 85.8 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From unknown lithostratigraphic unit. AGE: Coniacian, on the basis of ammonite biostratigraphy. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From upper limestones.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified shale

• ENVIRONMENT: Offshore marine siliciclastic setting.
• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Shales. LITHIFICATION: Lithified, on the basis of figured specimens.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression

Collected by Kitson

• COLLECTOR: A. Kitson. REPOSITORY: Not stated in text.

Primary reference: R. A. Reyment. 1954. Some new Upper Cretaceous ammonites from Nigeria. Colonial Geology and Mineral Resources 4(3):248-270 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 82763: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 01.08.2008

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