Haughton Z18, Pongola River (Cretaceous of South Africa)

Where: South Africa (27.3° S, 32.2° E: paleocoordinates 48.0° S, 7.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• Albian III. Tegoceras mosense beds.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Repository: South African Museum

Primary reference: W. J. Kennedy and H. C. Klinger. 2012. Cretaceous faunas from Zululand and Natal, South Africa. The desmoceratoid ammonite genera Moretella Collignon, 1963, Beudanticeras Hitzel, 1902, and Aioloceras Whitehouse, 1926. African Natural History 8:55-75 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 177266: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 24.03.2016

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Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Beudanticeratidae
Aioloceras besairiei Collignon 1949 ammonite