Tendaguru quarry dd (Jurassic of Tanzania)

Also known as quarry HS, British Expedition

Where: Lindi, Tanzania (9.7° S, 39.2° E: paleocoordinates 29.4° S, 16.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Dinosaur Member (Tendaguru Formation), Late/Upper Kimmeridgian (155.7 - 150.8 Ma)

• formerly Middle Saurian Bed

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

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

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by W. Janensch, I. Salim, H. Reck, Parkinson in 1910-1912, 1927

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: W. Janensch. 1925. Die Coelurosaurier und Theropoden der Tendaguru-Schichten Deutsch-Ostafrikas [The coelurosaurs and theropods of the Tendaguru Formation of German East Africa]. Palaeontographica, Supplement VII (1) 1(1):1-100 [A. Behrensmeyer/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 47153: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 16.02.2005, edited by Philip Mannion

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia -
Sauropoda indet.4 Marsh 1878 sauropod
HMN.MB.R.2348 (= dd 518)
Diplodocoidea indet.4 sauropod
HMN.MB.R.2389, 2344 (= dd 416)
Flagellicaudata indet.4 Harris and Dodson 2004 sauropod
HMN.MB.R.2387, 2388 (= dd 316, 130)
 Saurischia - Dicraeosauridae
Dicraeosaurus hansemanni2 Janensch 1914 dicraeosaurid
dd 113, 181, 303, 3032
 Saurischia - Diplodocidae
 Saurischia - Brachiosauridae
"Brachiosaurus brancai" = Giraffatitan brancai3
"Brachiosaurus brancai" = Giraffatitan brancai3 Janensch 1914 brachiosaurid
dd 452
 Saurischia -
Elaphrosaurus bambergi n. gen. n. sp.1
Elaphrosaurus bambergi n. gen. n. sp.1 Janensch 1920 ceratosaur
HMN Gr. S. 38-44