Ratitalai, Chakrud Road (Cretaceous to of India)

Where: Madhya Pradesh, India (22.4° N, 75.1° E: paleocoordinates 35.9° S, 48.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Nimar Sandstone Formation (Bagh Beds Group), Cenomanian to Cenomanian (100.5 - 89.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: coastal; fine-grained, red sandstone

• environmental interpretation ranges from "shallow water to near shore conditions with shifting sandy substrate and turbulent waters, shallow sub-littoral, intertidal to inner subtidal, shallow shelf deposits, and macrotidal estuarine complex environment comprising tidal channels."
• "red sandy horizon" and "fine-grained"

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: A. S. Khosla, V. V. Kapur, P. C. Sereno, J. A. Wilson, G. P. Wilson, D. Dutheil, A. Sahni, M. P. Singh, S. Kumar and R. S. Rana. 2003. First dinosaur remains from the Cenomanian-Turonian Nimar sandstone (Bagh Beds), district Dhar, Madhya Pradesh, India. Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India 48:115-127 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38524: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 23.04.2004

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Taxonomic list

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