Maisières (Cretaceous of Belgium)

Where: Hainaut, Belgium (50.5° N, 4.0° E: paleocoordinates 40.5° N, 5.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Craie de Maisieres Formation, Early/Lower Coniacian (89.3 - 85.8 Ma)

• Dusar & Lagrou 2007 Geologica Belgica 10/1-2: 27-38 put this as Lower Coniacian, overlying Esplechin and Vert Galand formations (depending on area), and underlying the Saint-Vaast formation.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: chalk

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by J. Cornet

Primary reference: J. Cornet. 1919. Les échantillons suivants [The following points]. Annales de la Société Geologique de Belgique 42:74 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 188778: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 18.09.2017, edited by Pete Wagner

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia - Megalosauridae
? Megalosaurus sp. Parkinson 1822 tetanuran
"thoracic vertebra"