Dombe Grande, Benguela basin (Cretaceous of Angola)

Where: Angola (13.0° S, 13.1° E: paleocoordinates 27.5° S, 5.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Albian (112.0 - 109.0 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From unnamed lithostratigraphic unit. AGE: Early Albian, on the basis of ammonite biostratigraphy. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown position within region section.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified lithology not reported

• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Not stated in text. LITHIFICATION: Lithified, on the basis of figured specimens.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by Borges in 1930-1931

• COLLECTOR: Alexander Borges, 1930-1931. REPOSITORY: Not stated in text.

Primary reference: M. K. Howarth. 1965. Cretaceous ammonites and nautiloids from Angola. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Geology 10(10):337-412 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 88877: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 23.04.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Limited to ammonoids. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication with relatively modern nomenclature and species-resolution identifications.
Bivalvia
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
Gastropoda
 Heterobranchia - Nerineidae
Nerinea sp. Deshayes 1827 snail
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Douvilleiceratidae
Douvilleiceras mammillatum Schlotheim 1813 ammonite
SUBSPECIES: Douvilleiceras mamillatum aequinodum
Douvilleiceras orbignyi Hyatt 1903 ammonite