Berambo, unit 5 (Cretaceous to of Madagascar)

Where: Madagascar (14.4° S, 47.9° E: paleocoordinates 36.9° S, 37.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Albian to Late/Upper Albian (105.3 - 93.9 Ma)

• latest Albian (although ammonites range through Cenomanian)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: H. Besairie and M. Collignon. 1972. Geologie de Madagascar I. Les Terrains Sedimentaires. Annales Geologiques de Madagascar 35:1-463 [A. Rees/A. Rees]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 98219: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 24.09.2010

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Gastropoda
 Prosobranchia - Trajanellidae
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Rapa cancellata murex snail
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Euspira lyrata moon snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
  - Neptuneidae
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Anisoceratidae
Anisoceras armatum Sowerby 1817 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Baculitidae
"Baculites baculoides" = Sciponoceras baculoide, "Lechites gaudini" = Lechites (Lechites) gaudini
"Baculites baculoides" = Sciponoceras baculoide Mantell 1822 ammonite
"Lechites gaudini" = Lechites (Lechites) gaudini Pictet and Campiche 1861 ammonite
 Phylloceratida - Phylloceratidae
"Phylloceras velledae" = Phylloceras (Hypophylloceras) velledae
"Phylloceras velledae" = Phylloceras (Hypophylloceras) velledae Michelin 1834 ammonite
 Ammonoidea - Lyelliceratidae
"Stoliczkaia argonautiformis" = Stoliczkaia (Stoliczkaia) argonautiformis, "Stoliczkaia dispar" = Stoliczkaia (Stoliczkaia) dispar
"Stoliczkaia argonautiformis" = Stoliczkaia (Stoliczkaia) argonautiformis Stoliczka 1864 ammonite
"Stoliczkaia dispar" = Stoliczkaia (Stoliczkaia) dispar d'Orbigny 1841 ammonite
 Ammonoidea - Acanthoceratidae
"Euomphaloceras cunningtoni" = Cunningtoniceras cunningtoni Sharpe 1855 ammonite
Sharpeiceras florencae Spath 1925 ammonite
"Acanthoceras discoidale" = Utaturiceras discoidale Kossmat 1895 ammonite
Utaturiceras vicinale Stoliczka 1864 ammonite
"Mammites prenodosoides" = Submantelliceras prenodosoides Boule et al. 1907 ammonite