Tendaguru quarry XVI (Jurassic of Tanzania)

Where: Lindi, Tanzania (9.7° S, 39.2° E: paleocoordinates 29.9° S, 17.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Upper Dinosaur Member (Tendaguru Formation), Tithonian (152.1 - 145.0 Ma)

• Upper Transitional Sands = base of member

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by W. Janensch, S. Abdallah in 1910

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: P. M. Sander. 1999. Life history of Tendaguru sauropods as inferred from long bone histology. Mitteilungen aus dem Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin, Geowissenschaften Reihe 2:103-112 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taphonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 97544: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 06.08.2010

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia -
Sauropoda indet. Marsh 1878 sauropod
MB.R.2708, 2632, 2643, 2648 [XVI 64I, 66, 107o, 128o], XVI 20c
 Saurischia - Diplodocidae
Diplodocidae indet. diplodocid
MB.R.2400, 2286 [XVI 21, 28]