Rio Maputo, 6.5 km west of Catuane (Cretaceous of Mozambique)

Where: Mozambique (26.8° S, 32.2° E: paleocoordinates 45.0° S, 2.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Aptian (125.5 - 122.5 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Repository: South African Museum

Primary reference: W. J. Kennedy, H. C. Klinger, and M. V. Kakabadze. 2009. Macroscaphites Meek, 1876, a heteromorph ammonite from the Lower Aptian of southern Mozambique and northern KwaZulu-Natal. African Natural History 5:37-41 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 177193: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 22.03.2016

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Taxonomic list

 Ammonoidea - Macroscaphitidae
Macroscaphites soaresi Da Silva 1962 ammonite