Saint-Estève-Janson (Cretaceous to of France)

Also known as Ischyrochampsa meridionalis type, Saint-Estève-Jeanson

Where: Bouches-du-Rhône, France (43.7° N, 5.4° E: paleocoordinates 34.8° N, 5.6° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Campanian to Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 66.0 Ma)

• Sables du Rognacien

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in the 1960s

Primary reference: M. M. Penner. 1985. The problem of dinosaur extinction. Contribution of the study of terminal Cretaceous eggshells from southeast France. Geobios 18(5):665-669 [M. Carrano/A. Murch]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 114997: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 26.08.2011, edited by Matthew Carrano

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Taxonomic list

 Saurischia - Titanosauridae
Titanosauridae indet.1 Lydekker 1885 titanosaurid
 Loricata -
Ischyrochampsa meridionalis n. gen. n. sp.2 Vasse 1995 crocodilian
MHNM FRR - holotype (incomplete lower jaw and extremity of rostrum)