Mali 12, Tilemsi Valley (CNRST-SUNY) (Cretaceous of Mali)

Also known as Mali12, Mali-12

Where: Mali (21.1° N, 0.2° W: paleocoordinates 11.6° N, 1.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Continental Intercalaire Formation, Early/Lower Cretaceous (145.0 - 100.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: channel lag; pebbly conglomerate

• concentrated pebble and bone lag horizon

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by O'Leary in 1999

Collection methods: surface (float),

Primary reference: M. A. O'Leary, E. M. Roberts, J. J. Head, F. Sissoko, and M. L. Bouare. 2004. Titanosaurian (Dinosauria: Sauropoda) remains from the "Continental Intercalaire" of Mali. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 24(4):923-930 [M. Carrano/K. Maguire/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 60382: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Kaitlin Maguire on 11.05.2006, edited by Matthew Carrano and Philip Mannion

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Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes indet. bony fish
 Testudines -
Testudines indet. Batsch 1788 turtle
 Saurischia -
Lithostrotia indet. Upchurch et al. 2004 sauropod
 Loricata -
cf. Sarcosuchus sp. de Broin and Taquet 1966 crocodilian