Berivotra, R.N. 4, km 523–524 (Cretaceous of Madagascar)

Also known as Berivotro

Where: Mahajanga, Madagascar (15.9° S, 46.6° E: paleocoordinates 30.0° S, 38.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

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

• below the Berivotra Limestone

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by R. Lavocat in 1954

Collection methods: surface (float),

Primary reference: R. Lavocat. 1955. Étude des gisements de dinosauriens de la region de Majunga (Madagascar) [Study of the dinosaur localities of the Majunga region (Madagascar)]. Haut Commissariat de Madagascar et Dependances, Direction des Mines et de la Géologie. Travaux du Bureau Geologique 69:1-19 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 199756: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 13.02.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Lepisosteiformes -
Lepidotes sp. Agassiz 1832 gar
 Testudinata -
Testudinata indet. Oppel 1811 turtle
carapace fragments
 Saurischia - Megalosauridae
Megalosauridae indet. Fitzinger 1843 tetanuran theropod