Aodelbi tracksite (Triassic of Niger)

Where: Agadez, Niger (18.1° N, 7.7° E: paleocoordinates 17.4° S, 8.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Téloua Formation (Agadez Group), Early/Lower Triassic (252.2 - 247.2 Ma)

• lower part of formation, so-called "Téloua 1" layers

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collected by A. Pacquet, P. Taquet, L. Ginsburg in 1965–1968

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: P. Taquet. 1967. Découvertes paléontologiques récentes dans le Nord du Niger [Recent paleontological discoveries in the north of Niger]. Colloques Internationaux du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique 163:415-418 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 200662: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 12.04.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Pseudosuchia - Chirotheriidae
Chirotherium sp. Kaup 1835 archosaur