Tendaguru quarry K (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: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: W. Janensch. 1961. Die Gliedmaszen und Gliedmaszeng├╝rtel der Sauropoden der Tendaguru-Schichten [The limbs and limb girdles of the sauropods of the Tendaguru Beds]. Palaeontographica, Supplement VII (1) 3(4):177-235 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taphonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 48376: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 17.03.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia -
Sauropoda indet. Marsh 1878 sauropod
HMN.MB.R.2564, 2626, 2599, 2594 (K 1c, 1b, 1a, 3), K 23, 8, 9, 11, 13, 16, 18
 Saurischia - Diplodocidae
Diplodocinae indet. diplodocine
K 23, 41, 44