Tendaguru quarry Sa (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; may also include specimens from Middle Saurian Bed (Middle Dinosaur Member)

• group of beds-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 48385: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 17.03.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia - Dicraeosauridae
Dicraeosaurus hansemanni Janensch 1914 dicraeosaurid
Sa 27
 Saurischia - Diplodocidae
"Barosaurus africanus" = Tornieria africana
"Barosaurus africanus" = Tornieria africana Fraas 1908 diplodocine
Sa 29
 Saurischia - Brachiosauridae
"Brachiosaurus brancai" = Giraffatitan brancai
"Brachiosaurus brancai" = Giraffatitan brancai Janensch 1914 brachiosaurid
Sa 9