MAD98-26 (SUNY) (Cretaceous of Madagascar)

Where: Mahajanga, Madagascar (15.9° S, 46.6° E: paleocoordinates 30.1° S, 38.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Anembalemba Member (Maevarano Formation), Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

• "uppermost white sandstone unit" of the formation (now = Anembalemba Member)

Size class: mesofossils

Collected in 1998

Primary reference: M. T. Carrano, M. A. Loewen, and J. J. W. Sertich. 2011. New materials of Masiakasaurus knopfleri Sampson, Carrano, and Forster, 2001, and implications for the morphology of the Noasauridae (Theropoda: Ceratosauria). Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 95 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138738: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 26.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Saurischia - Noasauridae
Masiakasaurus knopfleri Sampson et al. 2001 ceratosaur
FMNH PR 2221