Bentiaba 2 (Cretaceous of Angola)

Where: Namibe, Angola (14.3° S, 12.4° E: paleocoordinates 25.2° S, 1.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• Middle Maastrichtian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 2005 - 2007

Primary reference: O. Mateus, M. J. Polcyn, L. L. Jacobs, R. Arujo, A. S. Schulp, J. Marinheiro, B. Pereira and D. Vineyard. 2012. Cretaceous amniotes from Angola: dinosaurs, pterosaurs, mosasaurs, plesiosaurs, turtles. Actas de V Jornadas Internacionales sobre Paleontologia de Dinosaurios y su Entorno, Salas de los Infantes, Burgos 71-105 [P. Mannion/J. Tennant/J. Tennant]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140328: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Jonathan Tennant on 07.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Squamata - Mosasauridae
Prognathodon cf. saturator Dortangs et al. 2002 mosasaur
MGUAN-PA169, fragmentary dentary including tooth crown