Gadoufaoua dinosaur site (Cretaceous of Niger)

Where: Agadez, Niger (16.6° N, 9.3° E: paleocoordinates 2.9° N, 4.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Elrhaz Formation (Tegama Group), Aptian (125.0 - 113.0 Ma)

• "niveau des innocents" within the El Rhaz Formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Taquet in 1973; reposited in the MNHN

Primary reference: P. Taquet. 1984. Une curieuse spécialisation du crane de certains Dinosaures carnivores du Crétacé: le museau long et etroit des Spinosauridés [A curious specialization of the skull of some Cretaceous carnivorous dinosaurs: the long and narrow snout of spinosaurids]. Comptes Rendus des Seances de l'Academie des Sciences, Série 2 299(5):217-222 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37200: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 04.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Saurischia - Spinosauridae
"Baryonychidae indet." = Baryonychinae
"Baryonychidae indet." = Baryonychinae Charig and Milner 1986 tetanuran