MAD05-04 (SUNY) (Cretaceous of Madagascar)

Where: Mahajanga, Madagascar (15.9° S, 46.6° E: paleocoordinates 30.1° S, 38.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

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

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by D. Krause and crew in 2005

Collection methods: mechanical,

Primary reference: E. S. Gaffney, D. W. Krause, and I. S. Zalmout. 2009. Kinkonychelys, a new side-necked turtle (Pelomedusoides: Bothremydidae) from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar. American Museum Novitates 3662:1-25 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 91206: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 10.09.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Bothremydidae
Kinkonychelys rogersi Gaffney et al. 2009 sideneck turtle
FMNH PR 2650
 Saurischia - Abelisauridae
Majungasaurus crenatissimus1 Depéret 1896 ceratosaur
UA 9860
 Saurischia - Noasauridae
Masiakasaurus knopfleri2 Sampson et al. 2001 ceratosaur
UA 9190