Zichen (IRSNB) (Cretaceous of Belgium)

Also known as Sichen, Maastricht

Where: Limburg, Belgium (50.8° N, 5.6° E: paleocoordinates 43.4° N, 4.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Maastricht Formation, Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by L. Dollo in 1882

Primary reference: L. Dollo. 1883. Note sur les restes de dinosauriens rencontrés dans le Crétacé supérieur de la Belgique [Note on the dinosaur remains found in the Upper Cretaceous of Belgium]. Bulletin du Musée Royal d'Histoire Naturelle de Belgique 2:205-221 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 51521: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 07.06.2005, edited by Mark Uhen and Bethany Allen

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Orthomerus dolloi n. gen. n. sp.
Orthomerus dolloi n. gen. n. sp. Seeley 1883 hadrosaurid
 Squamata - Mosasauridae
Mosasaurus hoffmanni1 Mantell 1829 mosasaur
IRSNB R12; IRSNB IG 8427
Thalassotaenia debeyi
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Thalassotaenia debeyi2 van der Ham et al. 2007