Manary-Abo, Tsinjorano (Jurassic of Madagascar)

Also known as Manariabo

Where: Mahajanga, Madagascar (17.0° S, 46.2° E: paleocoordinates 23.9° S, 24.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Isalo III Formation (Isalo Group), Bathonian (168.3 - 166.1 Ma)

• Isalo III

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; argillaceous, calcareous sandstone

• "The matrix is rather generally sandy, but the zone of contact with the bones was almost constantly marked by a more clayey bed."

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: concretion

Collected by Aubaric, R. Lavocat in 1954

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

• Originally found by Mr. Aubaric, a farmer in Tsinjorano

Primary reference: R. Lavocat. 1955. Les recherches de reptiles fossiles à Madagascar [Researches on fossil reptiles in Madagascar]. Le Naturaliste Malgache 7(2):203-207 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 81104: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 04.06.2008

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Taxonomic list

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