Tagannt n'ait Salah tracksite (Cretaceous of Morocco)

Also known as Agadir

Where: Agadir, Morocco (30.4° N, 9.4° W: paleocoordinates 22.9° N, 10.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; tabular, fine-grained, yellow, sandy limestone

• prints made along beach during low-water period
• "yellowish, fine-grained limestone"; ref 55215: "sandy limestone and yellowish sandstone in 0.02-0.20 m thick beds"

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collected by R. Ambroggi & A. Lapparent

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: R. Ambroggi and A. F. d.e. Lapparent. 1954. Découverte d'empreintes de pas de Reptiles dans le Maestrichtien d'Agadir (Maroc) [Discovery of reptile footprints in the Maastrichtian of Agadir (Morocco)]. Comptes Rendus Sommaire de la Société Géologique de France 3:51-52 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 51420: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 03.06.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Dinosauria -
Dinosauria indet. dinosaur
elongate, tetradactyl; type B
 Theropoda -
Aves indet. Linnaeus 1758 bird
type E
 Squamata -
? Lacertilia indet. lizard
lizard or pterosaur? type D
 Tetrapoda -
Agadirichnus elegans n. gen. n. sp.
Agadirichnus elegans n. gen. n. sp. Ambroggi and Lapparent 1954 tetrapod