La Butte, Doué-Douces (reworked) (Cretaceous of France)

Also known as Doué-la-Fontaine

Where: Pays de la Loire, France (47.2° N, 0.3° W: paleocoordinates 36.0° N, 1.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Cenomanian (99.6 - 93.5 Ma)

• reworked into lower Vallesian (base of upper Miocene) from the subjacent Cenomanian, located to the north

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; lithology not reported

• original setting (Cenomanian) given as littoral

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by Daniel Pouit in 1978

Primary reference: E. Buffetaut, D. Pouit, and P. Taquet. 1980. Une dent de dinosaurien ornthopode remaniée dans les faluns miocènes de Doué-Douces (Maine-et-Loire) [An ornithopod dinosaur tooth reworked into the Miocene marine deposits of Doué-Douces (Maine-et-Loire)]. Compte Rendu Sommaire des Séances de la Société géologique de France 22(5):200-202 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 74673: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 23.08.2007

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Taxonomic list

 Saurischia -
Theropoda indet. theropod
teeth; orig. ID Carcharodontosaurus saharicus (Mornand 1989)
 Neornithischia - Iguanodontidae
Iguanodontidae indet. Bonaparte 1850 iguanodontid
tooth; Pouit coll.