Gara Kanboute, Remada (Cretaceous of Tunisia)

Also known as Lapparent site 23a, Jebel Kamboute; Jebel El Kambout

Where: Tataouine, Tunisia (32.3° N, 10.3° E: paleocoordinates 14.8° N, 9.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Oum Ed Dhiab Member (Aïn El Guettar Formation), Albian (113.0 - 100.5 Ma)

• "Entirely at the top of the continental series, only several meters under the marine Cenomanian" - now upper part of the Oum ed Diab Mbr.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; pebbly, sandy sandstone and claystone

• sandy sandstone with quartz pebbles and silicified wood, gypsum clays

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: replaced with silica

Collected by A. F. de Lapparent in 1951; 2014-2016

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: A. F. d. Lapparent. 1951. Découverte de Dinosauriens, associés à une faune de Reptiles et de Poissons, dans le Crétacé inférieur de l'Extrême Sud tunisien [Discovery of dinosaurs associated with a reptile and fish fauna in the Lower Cretaceous of extreme southern Tunisia]. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences à Paris 232:1430-1432 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 25363: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 09.09.2002, edited by Philip Mannion

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Taxonomic list

 Saurischia -
Elaphrosaurus iguidiensis3 Lapparent 1957 ceratosaur
 Neornithischia -
Ouranosaurus nigeriensis4 Taquet 1972 bird foot dinosaur
tooth; MNHN.F.HGN167
 Loricata -
Crocodyliformes indet.2 crocodilian
ONM KAM 11–16
Sarcosuchus sp.2 de Broin and Taquet 1966 crocodilian
ONM NG K 1–7, ONM KAM 1-10, 18-21
Sarcosuchus imperator1 de Broin and Taquet 1966 crocodilian
same as crocodilian from Aoulef
Plantae indet.3 Haeckel 1866