Ankinganivalaka (Jurassic of Madagascar)

Also known as Ankingavola

Where: Mahajanga, Madagascar (14.6° S, 48.0° E: paleocoordinates 22.9° S, 27.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Isalo III Formation, Bathonian (168.3 - 166.1 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; limestone

• "in the limestones, claystones, and sandstones of this formation, but seem to be particularly abundant in the limestones"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by Colcanap in the 1900s; reposited in the MNHN

Collection methods: surface (float), surface (in situ),

Primary reference: C. Colcanap. 1905. Extrait d'une Notice géologique et paléontologique sur le cercle d'Analalava [Excerpt from a geological and paleontological notice on the circle of Analalava]. Bulletin du Museum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 11(5):355-362 [M. Carrano/A. Murch/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 51249: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 01.06.2005, edited by Philip Mannion

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Dinosauria -
 Saurischia -
Eusauropoda indet.2 Upchurch 1995 sauropod
spatulate tooth crown