Uttattur (Cretaceous to of India)

Also known as Ootatoor

Where: Tamil Nadu, India (11.1° N, 78.9° E: paleocoordinates 44.8° S, 45.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Trichinopoly Group, Turonian to Turonian (93.9 - 83.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by A. Schlagintweit in 1856

Collection methods: surface (float),

Primary reference: W. T. Blanford. 1862. On the Cretaceous and other rocks of the South Arcit, and Trichinopoly districts, Madras. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India 4(1):1-217 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 189378: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 13.10.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Neornithischia -
? Iguanodon sp. Mantell 1825 bird foot dinosaur
"remains of a gigantic Saurian, supposed to be an Iguanodon"