Cap d’Aggio-La Turbie (Jurassic of France)

Also known as Aggiosaurus type; Cap d'Ail-La Turbie

Where: Alpes-Maritimes, France (43.8° N, 7.4° E: paleocoordinates 34.8° N, 16.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Oxfordian (161.2 - 155.7 Ma)

• unnamed formation of Late Oxfordian age

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified limestone

• "reef environment" (Maury 1915)
• "very hard rock"; "limestone"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by H. Ambayrac in 1912

Collection methods: surface (float),

Primary reference: H. Ambayrac. 1913. Découverte d'une mâchoire de reptile jurassique [Discovery of a jaw from a Jurassic reptile]. Bulletin Mensuel des Naturalistes des Alpes-Maritimes 15:65-68 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35972: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 12.01.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• includes "corals, sea-urchins, crinoids, brachiopods, bivavles, belemnites and poorly preserved ammonites" as reported by Maury (1915)
 Loricata - Metriorhynchidae
Aggiosaurus nicaeensis n. gen. n. sp.
Aggiosaurus nicaeensis n. gen. n. sp. Ambayrac 1913 marine crocodile