Tendaguru quarry C (Jurassic of Tanzania)

Also known as German East-African Expedition, Quarry I

Where: Lindi, Tanzania (9.7° S, 39.2° E: paleocoordinates 29.9° S, 17.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Upper Dinosaur Member (Tendaguru Formation), Tithonian (152.1 - 145.0 Ma)

• formerly Upper Saurian Bed

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: estuary or bay; gray, green, red, sandy marl

• "greenish-grey and reddish sandy marls"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by W. Janensch, E. Hennig in 1909

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

• density 1.54 bones/m2

Primary reference: W. Janensch. 1929. Material und Formegehalt der Sauropoden in der Ausbeute der Tendaguru-Expedition, 1909-1912 [Material and figured content of sauropods in the yield of the Tendaguru Expedition, 1909-1912]. Palaeontographica, Supplement VII (1) 2(1):3-34 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 47122: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 11.02.2005

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia - Diplodocidae
Diplodocinae indet. diplodocine
NISP = 37; C2-6, 8, 13-24, Skeleton C