Tendaguru quarry XIV (Jurassic of Tanzania)

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

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-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: mesofossils

Collected by W. Janensch in 1910

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: E. Hennig. 1925. Kentrurosaurus aethiopicus. Die Stegosaurier-Funde vom Tendaguru, Deutsch-Ostafrika [Kentrurosaurus aethiopicus. The stegosaur discovery from Tendaguru, German East Africa]. Palaeontographica, Supplement VII (1) 1(2):101-254 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 48344: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 17.03.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia - Dicraeosauridae
Dicraeosaurus sattleri1 Janensch 1914 dicraeosaurid
XIV 4
 Saurischia - Diplodocidae
Diplodocidae indet.2 diplodocid
HMN.MB.R.2286, 2400 (= XIV 28, 21)
 Saurischia - Brachiosauridae
"Brachiosaurus brancai" = Giraffatitan brancai1
"Brachiosaurus brancai" = Giraffatitan brancai1 Janensch 1914 brachiosaurid
XIV b24
 Ornithischia - Stegosauridae
Kentrosaurus aethiopicus Hennig 1915 ornithischian