Locality 154, Mantuma Rest Camp (Cretaceous of South Africa)

Also known as Mzuke Game Reserve

Where: South Africa (27.6° S, 32.2° E: paleocoordinates 48.6° S, 10.5° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Hoplites dentatus ammonoid zone, Mzinene Formation, Middle Albian (109.0 - 105.3 Ma)

• Albian III. Lyelliceras lyelli fauna. This corresponds to the lyelli Subzone of the Hoplites dentatus Zone of western Europe: basal Middle Albian.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the BMNH, OUM

• Repository: also South African Museum

Primary reference: W. J. Kennedy and H. C. Klinger. 2008. Cretaceous faunas from Zululand and Natal, South Africa. The ammonite subfamily Lyelliceratinae Spath, 1921. African Natural History 4:57-111 [L. Bulot/L. Bulot/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 177187: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 22.03.2016

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Lyelliceratidae
Lyelliceras lyelli d'Orbigny 1841 ammonite
Lyelliceras pseudolyelli Parona and Bonarelli 1897 ammonite
Pseudobrancoceras versicostatum Michelin 1838 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Mojsisovicsiidae
 Ammonitida - Anisoceratidae
Ndumuiceras variabile1 Kennedy and Klinger 2009 ammonite