Mont Ventoux, Bédoin (Cretaceous of France)

Also known as Vaucluse

Where: Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur, France (44.1° N, 5.2° E: paleocoordinates 32.7° N, 9.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Mont Ventoux Formation, Albian (113.0 - 100.5 Ma)

• "grès verts du Mont Ventoux"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; green sandstone

• littoral marine deposit

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Reynaux in 1840; reposited in the MNHN

• collected by Mr. Reynaux of Avignon

Primary reference: P. Gervais. 1852. Zoologie et Paléontologie Françaises (Animaux Vertébrés) ou Nouvelles Recherches sur les Animaux Vivants et Fossiles de la France [French Zoology and Paleontology (Vertebrate Animals) or New Research on the Living and Fossil Animals of France] 1–3:1-274+ [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 48854: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 31.03.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia -
Aepisaurus elephantinus n. gen. n. sp.
Aepisaurus elephantinus n. gen. n. sp. Gervais 1852 sauropod
 Loricata -
? Crocodylia indet. crocodilian