Fox-Amphoux (Var) (Cretaceous of France)

Where: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France (43.6° N, 6.1° E: paleocoordinates 36.0° N, 4.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; coarse-grained, white sandstone

• matrix adherent to CM specimens

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Doublier, A. F. de Lapparent, Germain, P. Taquet in 1842, 1939-1940

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: A. F. d. Lapparent. 1947. Les dinosauriens du Crétacé Supérieur du Midi de la France [The dinosaurs of the Upper Cretaceous of the south of France]. Mémoires de la Société Géologique de France, Nouvelle Série 56:1-54 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 48864: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 01.04.2005, edited by Philip Mannion

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudinata - Helochelydridae
"? Solemydidae indet." = Helochelydridae1
"? Solemydidae indet." = Helochelydridae1 Nopcsa 1928 turtle
turtle plastron, CM 47533 (field no. 48-39)
 Dinosauria -
Dinosauria indet.2 dinosaur
eggshells
 Saurischia -
Sauropoda indet.1 Marsh 1878 sauropod
CM uncat.
 Saurischia - Titanosauridae
Titanosauridae indet.2 Lydekker 1885 titanosaurid
 Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae
cf. Saurornitholestes sp.3 Sues 1978 coelurosaur
 Saurischia -
Megalosaurus pannoniensis Seeley 1881 tetanuran
3 phalanges, 2 fibulae
 Ornithischia - Ankylosauridae
Ankylosauridae indet.3 Brown 1908 ornithischian
 Neornithischia -
"Orthomerus transylvanicus" = Telmatosaurus transsylvanicus
"Orthomerus transylvanicus" = Telmatosaurus transsylvanicus Nopcsa 1900 bird foot dinosaur
 Neornithischia - Rhabdodontidae
"Rhabdodon priscum" = Rhabdodon priscus
"Rhabdodon priscum" = Rhabdodon priscus Matheron 1869 rhabdodontid
CM 47534 (field no. 48-37)
 Loricata - Allodaposuchidae
Lohuecosuchus mechinorum n. sp.4 Narváez et al. 2015 crocodilian
MDE/CM-616 (a complete skull)