Antsohihy (Jurassic of Madagascar)

Also known as Antsohihy, B. madagascariensis type, Narinda, Narindra, Kamoro

Where: Mahajanga, Madagascar (15.0° S, 48.0° E: paleocoordinates 23.1° S, 26.9° 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; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J. T. Last in pre-1894; reposited in the BMNH

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

• "a gentleman named J. T. Last, who was employed be Mr. Henley Grose-Smith to collect Lepidoptera"

Primary reference: H. Woodward and R. Baron. 1894. Recent discovery of fossil bones of huge deinosaurs in Madagascar. The Antananarivo Annual and Madagascar Magazine 5, part 2(18):244 [M. Carrano/A. Murch/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 51254: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 01.06.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Saurischia -
Bothriospondylus madagascariensis n. sp. Lydekker 1895 sauropod
20 vertebrae, 28 limb bone fragments