Belohasifaka (Cretaceous of Madagascar)

Where: Madagascar (16.6° S, 46.4° E: paleocoordinates 40.4° S, 32.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Albian (113.0 - 100.5 Ma)

• unit 4

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, glauconitic limestone

• glauconitic limestone bank in marls

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 98228: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 27.09.2010

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Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Vetigastropoda - Discohelicidae
 Pleurotomarioidea - Pleurotomariidae
Leptomaria magneti Collignon 1949 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Naticidae
"Gyrodes tenellus" = Gyrodes (Gyrodes) tenellus
"Gyrodes tenellus" = Gyrodes (Gyrodes) tenellus Stoliczka 1868 moon snail
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Beudanticeratidae
"Paracleoniceras besairiei" = Aioloceras besairiei
"Paracleoniceras besairiei" = Aioloceras besairiei Collignon 1949 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Desmoceratidae
"Desmoceras latidorsatum" = Desmoceras (Desmoceras) latidorsatum
"Desmoceras latidorsatum" = Desmoceras (Desmoceras) latidorsatum Michelin 1838 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Cleoniceratidae
Bivalvia
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
"Modiola recta" = Modiolatus rectus
"Modiola recta" = Modiolatus rectus Conrad 1837 mussel