Locality 53, north of Hluhluwe (Cretaceous of South Africa)

Where: South Africa (27.9° S, 32.3° E: paleocoordinates 48.5° S, 7.7° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Mzinene Formation, Early/Lower Albian (112.0 - 109.0 Ma)

• Albian III. Tegoceras mosense/Aioloceras fauna. On the basis of the occurrence of T. gladiator in western Europe, this fauna corresponds to the interval comprising the Cleoniceras floridum Subzone of the Sonneratia chalensis Zone to the Protohoplites puzosianus Subzone of the Otohoplites auritiformis Zone of western Europe, the mid-mammillatum Zone of authors

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the BMNH, OUM

• Repository: also South African Museum

Primary reference: W. J. Kennedy and H. C. Klinger. 2008. Cretaceous faunas from Zululand and Natal, South Africa. The ammonite subfamily Lyelliceratinae Spath, 1921. African Natural History 4:57-111 [L. Bulot/L. Bulot/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 177183: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 22.03.2016

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Taxonomic list

 Ammonitida - Beudanticeratidae
Aioloceras besairiei1 Collignon 1949 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Desmoceratidae
Desmoceras (Desmoceras) latidorsatum2 Michelin 1838 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Lyelliceratidae
Tegoceras mosense d'Orbigny 1841 ammonite