Ankazomiheva (Jurassic of Madagascar)

Where: Toliara, Madagascar (23.0° S, 44.5° E: paleocoordinates 28.3° S, 18.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Callovian (164.7 - 161.2 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified marl

• marl with limestone and calcareous sandstone intercalations

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: H. Besairie and M. Collignon. 1972. Geologie de Madagascar I. Les Terrains Sedimentaires. Annales Geologiques de Madagascar 35:1-463 [A. Rees/A. Rees]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 98212: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 24.09.2010

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Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Lytoceratidae
Thysanolytoceras adeloides Kudernatsch 1852 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Macrocephalitidae
 Ammonitida - Perisphinctidae
"Subgrossouvria blakei" = Choffatia
"Subgrossouvria blakei" = Choffatia ammonite
 Phylloceratida - Phylloceratidae
 Ammonoidea -
 Nautilida - Paracenoceratidae
Paracenoceras kumagunense Waagen 1873 nautiloid
Paracenoceras jumarense Waagen 1873 nautiloid