locality 80, Lesters Point (Cretaceous of South Africa)

Where: KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa (28.4° S, 32.4° E: paleocoordinates 46.0° S, 19.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Santonian (85.8 - 83.5 Ma)

• originally dated as Coniacian V, but now considered Santonian I

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1970, 1983

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: W. J. Kennedy, H. C. Klinger, and N. J. Mateer. 1987. First record of an Upper Cretaceous sauropod dinosaur from Zululand, South Africa. South African Journal of Science 83:173-174 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38158: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 15.04.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
"Sphenoceramus sp." = Inoceramus (Sphenoceramus)
"Sphenoceramus sp." = Inoceramus (Sphenoceramus) Böhm 1915 clam
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Muniericeratidae
Pseudoschloenbachia umbulazi, "Praemuniericeras sp." = Muniericeras
Pseudoschloenbachia umbulazi Baily 1855 ammonite
"Praemuniericeras sp." = Muniericeras ammonite
 Ammonitida - Collignoniceratidae
Texanites sp. Spath 1932 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Baculitidae
Baculites capensis Woods 1906 ammonite
Reptilia
 Saurischia - Titanosauridae
Titanosaurinae indet. Lydekker 1893 titanosaurid