Ouranosaurus type, Gadoufaoua (Cretaceous of Niger)

Where: Agadez, Niger (16.7° N, 9.3° E: paleocoordinates 0.7° N, 3.6° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Elrhaz Formation (Tegama Group), Albian (113.0 - 100.5 Ma)

• GAD 5 is in the upper part of the Elrhaz Formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by P. Taquet, G. Ligabue in 1965-1966, 1970, 1973; reposited in the MNHN

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

Primary reference: P. Taquet. 1970. Sur le gisement de Dinosauriens et de Crocodiliens de Gadoufaoua (République du Niger) [On the dinosaur and crocodilian locality of Gadoufaoua (Republic of Niger)]. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences à Paris, Série D 271:38-40 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 59270: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 22.03.2006

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Taxonomic list

 Neornithischia -
Ouranosaurus nigeriensis n. gen. n. sp.
Ouranosaurus nigeriensis n. gen. n. sp. Taquet 1976 bird foot dinosaur