Saint-Dizier Ctenochasma (Jurassic of France)

Where: Haute-Marne, France (48.6° N, 5.0° E: paleocoordinates 39.6° N, 14.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Calcaires tâchetés Formation, Early/Lower Tithonian (150.8 - 145.0 Ma)

• Exact provenance of the specimen is unknown, but it is probably from this unit, which outcrops in the vicinity of Saint-Dizier

Environment/lithology: marine; ferruginous, argillaceous limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Musee Municipal of St Dizier

Primary reference: S. Jouve. 2004. Description of the skull of Ctenochasma (Pterosauria) from the latest Jurassic of eastern France, with a taxonomic revision of European Tithonian Pterodactyloidea. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 24:542-554 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 92146: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 02.11.2009

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Taxonomic list

 Pterosauria -
Ctenochasma taqueti n. sp. Bennett 2007 pterosaur
MMSD 75-1671, incomplete skull