5 km from Timimoun (Cretaceous of Algeria)

Where: Adrar, Algeria (29.3° N, 0.3° E: paleocoordinates 15.4° N, 0.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Continental Intercalaire Formation, Albian (113.0 - 100.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by Burté in 1924

Collection methods: core,

Primary reference: C. Depéret and J. Savornin. 1925. Sur la découverte d'une faune de Vertébrés albiens à Timimoun (Sahara occidental) [On the discovery of a fauna of Albian vertebrates at Timimoun (western Sahara)]. Comptes Rendus des Hebdomadaires des Seances de l'Academie des Sciences à Paris 181:1108-1111 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 59690: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 07.04.2006

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Synechodontiformes - Palaeospinacidae
Synechodus sp.1 Woodward 1888 elasmobranch
Reptilia
 Avetheropoda - Carcharodontosauridae
"Megalosaurus africanus n. sp." = Carcharodontosaurus saharicus2
"Megalosaurus africanus n. sp." = Carcharodontosaurus saharicus2 Depéret and Savornin 1925 allosauroid
 Loricata - Dyrosauridae
Dyrosaurus sp.1 Pomel 1894 crocodilian