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Ambondromahabo, M-8 (Jurassic of Madagascar)

Also known as Ambondromamy

Where: Mahajunga, Madagascar (16.6° S, 47.0° E: paleocoordinates 23.9° S, 25.1° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Isalo IIIb Formation (Isalo Group), Bathonian (167.7 - 164.7 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

• University of Antananarivo collection

•specimen was recovered "during washing and microscope sorting" of matrix

Primary reference: J. J. Flynn, J. M. Parrish, B. Rakotosamimanana, W. F. Simpson, and A. R. Wyss. 1999. A Middle Jurassic mammal from Madagascar. Nature 401:57-60 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 92151: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 02.11.2009, edited by Matthew Carrano

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