Montouliers, Saint-Chinian (Cretaceous of France)

Where: Languedoc-Roussillon, France (43.3° N, 2.9° E: paleocoordinates 36.0° N, 1.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by C. Depéret in 1890

Primary reference: A. F. d. Lapparent. 1938. Sur l’âge crétacé (danien) de tous les gisements à Dinosauriens du pied de la Montagne Noire [On the Cretaceous (Danian) age of all the dinosaur localities from the foot of the Montagne Noire]. Comptes Rendus de la Société Géologique de France 1938:288-290 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 68875: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 10.02.2007, edited by Albert Garcia Selles and Patricia Holroyd

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Taxonomic list

 Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae
Lepisosteidae indet.2 Cuvier 1825 gar
 Testudines - Pelomedusidae
Pelomedusidae indet.1 Cope 1868 sideneck turtle
 Saurischia - Titanosauridae
Titanosauridae indet.2 Lydekker 1885 titanosaurid
Megaloolithus aureliensis4 Vianey-Liaud et al. 1994 titanosaurid
 Saurischia -
Theropoda indet.5 theropod
 Neornithischia - Rhabdodontidae
Rhabdodon septimanicus n. sp.3 Buffetaut and Le Loeuff 1991 rhabdodontid