Antitokazo (Triassic of Madagascar)

Where: Madagascar (13.2° S, 49.1° E: paleocoordinates 45.0° S, 41.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Dienerian (250.5 - 251.2 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; nodular lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression, concretion

Reposited in the MNHN

• Repository: Institut de Paléontologie du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle

Primary reference: L. Beltan. 1980. Eotrias du Nord-Ouest de Madagascar: Etude de quelques poissons dont un est en parturition. Annales de la Société Géologique du Nord 99:453-464 [M. Clapham/P. Vazquez/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 153772: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Priscilla Vazquez on 13.01.2014

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Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Pholidopleuriformes - Pholidopleuridae
Australosomus altisquamosus n. sp. Beltan 1980 ray-finned fish
PENOM 4a-b
Coelacanthimorpha
 Coelacanthiformes - Coelacanthidae
Coelacanthus evolutus n. sp. Beltan 1980 coelacanth
PENOM 1a-b
Osteichthyes
 Palaeonisciformes - Birgeriidae
Birgeria nielseni Lehman 1948
PENOM 2a-b, 3a-b