Befamonto (Cretaceous of Madagascar)

Where: Madagascar (16.5° S, 45.9° E: paleocoordinates 40.5° S, 29.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

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 98231: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 27.09.2010

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Taxonomic list

 Phylloceratida - Phylloceratidae
"Phylloceras velledae" = Phylloceras (Hypophylloceras) velledae
"Phylloceras velledae" = Phylloceras (Hypophylloceras) velledae Michelin 1834 ammonite
var. inflata
 Ammonitida - Hamitidae
 Ammonitida - Tetragonitidae
"Argonauticeras besairiei" = Argonauticeras belliseptatum Anthula 1899 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Beudanticeratidae
"Cleoniceras morganiforme" = Aioloceras besairiei
"Cleoniceras morganiforme" = Aioloceras besairiei Collignon 1949 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Silesitidae
Neosilesites (Neposiella) nepos Douvillé 1916 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Desmoceratidae
Melchiorites falcistriatus ammonite
var. mitsinjensis
"Beudanticeras caseyi" = Roberticeras caseyi Collignon 1963 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Crioceratitidae
"Ephamulina trituberculata" = Epanisoceras
"Ephamulina trituberculata" = Epanisoceras ammonite