Jawsh quarry (Cretaceous to of Libya)

Also known as Al-Jawsh

Where: Ghadamis, Libya (32.0° N, 11.7° E: paleocoordinates 16.6° N, 12.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Cabao Formation, Hauterivian to Hauterivian (132.9 - 125.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: J. Le Loeuff, E. M├ętais, D. B. Dutheil, J. L. Rubino, E. Buffetaut, F. Lafont, L. Cavin, F. Moreau, H. Tong, C. Blanpied, and A. Sbeta. 2010. An Early Cretaceous vertebrate assemblage from the Cabao Formation of NW Libya. Geological Magazine 147(5):750-759 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 110504: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 09.06.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Hybodontiformes - Hybodontidae
Priohybodus arambourgi d'Erasmo 1960 elasmobranch
Reptilia
 Saurischia - Spinosauridae
Baryonychinae indet. Charig and Milner 1986 tetanuran
UT-JAW2