Cullmoad village, Ariyalur (Cretaceous of India)

Also known as Arrialoor, Kallamedu

Where: Tamil Nadu, India (11.2° N, 79.1° E: paleocoordinates 34.0° S, 57.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Kallamedu Formation (Ariyalur Group), Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• upper part of "Ariyalur stage"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; gray, calcareous sandstone

• "gray calcareous sandstone"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Narayana Rao & Rama Rao in ~1930

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: C. R. Narayana Rao and L. Rama Rao. 1930. Some dinosaurian vertebrae. Proceedings of the Indian Science Congress, Allahabad 17:329 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 71480: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 26.04.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia - Camarasauridae
? Camarasauridae indet. Cope 1877 camarasaurid
vertebra
 Theropoda -
Theropoda indet. theropod
vertebra