Tendaguru quarry Ki (Jurassic of Tanzania)

Also known as Kijenjere

Where: Lindi, Tanzania (9.7° S, 39.3° E: paleocoordinates 29.8° 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)

• Upper Transitional Sands = base of member

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by W. Janensch, S. Tombali in 1909-1910

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: taphonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 48358: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 17.03.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia -
Sauropoda indet.2 Marsh 1878 sauropod
MB.R.2576, 2581, 2596, 2597, 2602, 2604, 2615, 2621, 2639, 2641, 2653, 2661-62, 2665-66, 2735 [= Ki 2-5, 10, 11, 13, 63, 65, 66, 68a-72a]
Flagellicaudata indet.2 Harris and Dodson 2004 sauropod
Ki 14
 Saurischia - Diplodocidae
Diplodocinae indet.2 diplodocine
var. gracilis; HMN.MB.R.2343, 2345, 2346, 2350 (= Ki 125-128), 2735 (Ki 13), Ki 2, 3, 8, 11, 63, 65, 68-72, 75-77, 130
 Saurischia - Brachiosauridae
"Brachiosaurus brancai" = Giraffatitan brancai1
"Brachiosaurus brancai" = Giraffatitan brancai1 Janensch 1914 brachiosaurid
Ki 24, 74
 Ornithischia - Stegosauridae
Kentrosaurus aethiopicus Hennig 1915 ornithischian
Ki 112