Iembe, Tadi (Cretaceous of Angola)

Where: Bengo, Angola (8.2° S, 13.2° E: paleocoordinates 22.7° S, 2.0° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tadi Beds Member (Itombe Formation), Coniacian (89.8 - 86.3 Ma)

• Originally regarded as Turonian, but now considered Coniacian (Mateus et al. 2019)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithology not reported

• "near shore marine sediment"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by O. Mateus in 2005

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ), mechanical,

• MGUAN-PA: Museu de Geologia da Universidade Agostinho Neto – PaleoAngola Project, Luanda, Angola

Primary reference: M. T. Antunes. 1964. O Neocretacio e o Cenozoico do litoral de Angola. Junta de Investigcoes do Ultramar 1-254 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 60168: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Kaitlin Maguire on 04.05.2006, edited by Richard Butler and Jonathan Tennant

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Sandownidae
Angolachelys mbaxi n. gen. n. sp.2
Angolachelys mbaxi n. gen. n. sp.2 Mateus et al. 2009 turtle
MGUAN-PA722;PA 002, a nearly complete skull, an ungual pha− lanx, two cervical vertebrae, proximal part of the ilium, shell parts, and a few uninformative fragments. It will ultimately be housed in the Geo− logical Museum of the Universidade Agostinho Neto, in Luanda, An− gola, and replicas will be kept in the participating institutions
 Saurischia -
Angolatitan adamastor n. gen. n. sp.1
Angolatitan adamastor n. gen. n. sp.1 Mateus et al. 2011 sauropod
 Squamata - Mosasauridae
Mosasaurus iembeensis n. sp. Antunes 1964 mosasaur
MGUAN-PA64, fragmentary skull elements
Angolasaurus bocagei n. gen. n. sp. Antunes 1964 mosasaur
MGUAN-PA001, partial skull, MGUAN-PA063, MGUAN-PA065, articulated skull, partial postcrania, and nearly complete forelimbs
Halisaurinae sp.3 Bardet et al. 2005 mosasaur
MGUAN-PA070, cervical vertebra, two dorsal vertebrae and four caudal vertebrae
 Plesiosauria -