Iguidi (Cretaceous of Niger)

Also known as In Abangarit

Where: Agadez, Niger (17.9° N, 5.6° E: paleocoordinates 2.8° N, 0.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Echkar Formation (Tegama Group), Cenomanian (100.5 - 93.9 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Sereno et al. in 2000

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

• most of fossils preserved on a delationary lag on an outcrop between migrating dunes

•Muséum National du Niger (MNN) collection

Primary reference: P. C. Sereno, J. A. Wilson, and J. L. Conrad. 2004. New dinosaurs link southern landmasses in the mid-Cretaceous. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 271(1546):1325-1330 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 58577: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 15.02.2006, edited by John Alroy

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Reptilia
 Saurischia - Rebbachisauridae
 Saurischia -
Titanosauria indet. Bonaparte and Coria 1993 sauropod
 Avetheropoda - Carcharodontosauridae
Carcharodontosaurus iguidensis n. sp.1 Brusatte and Sereno 2007 allosauroid
 Saurischia - Spinosauridae
? Spinosaurus sp.1 Stromer 1915 tetanuran
 Saurischia - Abelisauridae
Rugops primus n. gen. n. sp.
Rugops primus n. gen. n. sp. Sereno et al. 2004 ceratosaur
 Loricata - Baurusuchidae
Baurusuchidae indet. Price 1945 crocodilian
 Loricata - Mahajangasuchidae
Kaprosuchus saharicus n. gen. n. sp.2
Kaprosuchus saharicus n. gen. n. sp.2 Sereno and Larsson 2009 crocodilian
 Loricata - Stomatosuchidae
Laganosuchus thaumastos n. gen. n. sp.2
Laganosuchus thaumastos n. gen. n. sp.2 Sereno and Larsson 2009 crocodilian