MAD05-61 (Cretaceous of Madagascar)

Where: Mahajanga, Madagascar (16.0° S, 46.1° E: paleocoordinates 30.1° S, 37.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Anembalemba Member (Maevarano Formation), Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

• "uppermost white sandstone unit" of the formation (now = Anembalemba Member)

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: E. S. Gaffney and D. W. Krause. 2011. Sokatra, a new side-necked turtle (Late Cretaceous, Madagascar) and the diversification of the main groups of Pelomedusoides. American Museum Novitates 3728:1-28 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 122541: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 02.01.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Sahonachelyidae
Sokatra antitra Gaffney and Krause 2011 sideneck turtle
UA 9771 (right dentary)