Gara Tabroumit (Cretaceous to of Morocco)

Also known as Gara Tabroumit

Where: Souss-Massa-Draa, Morocco (30.1° N, 5.2° W: paleocoordinates 17.8° N, 5.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Kem Kem Formation, Cenomanian to Cenomanian (100.5 - 89.3 Ma)

• "No specific data for the age of Gara Tabroumit is available, so the age for the specimen can range between the base of the Cenomanian to the Early Turonian (ca 90–100.5 MYA)." - Apesteguia et al (2016)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by R. Lavocat

Collection methods: surface (float),

Primary reference: R. Lavocat. 1954. Sur les dinosauriens du Continental Intercalaire des Kem-Kem de la Daoura [On the dinosaurs from the Continental Intercalaire of the Kem Kem of the Doura]. Congrés Géologique International, Comptes Rendus de la Dix-Neuvième Session, Section 13 15:65-68 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 87164: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 08.03.2009, edited by Philip Mannion and Terri Cleary

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Rhinopristiformes - Pristidae
Onchopristis numidus3 Haug 1905 sawfish
Actinopteri
 Tetraodontiformes - Eotrigonodontidae
Eotrigonodon tabroumiti n. sp.3 Tabaste 1963
 Holostei - Gigantodontidae
 Lepisosteiformes -
Lepidotes sp.3 Agassiz 1843 gar
Reptilia
 Dinosauria -
Dinosauria indet. dinosaur
proximal femur
 Saurischia -
Sauropoda indet. sauropod
metapodial
Theropoda indet. theropod
ilium, not Carcharodontosaurus; plus teeth
 Loricata - Elosuchidae
Elosuchus cherifiensis2 Lavocat 1955 crocodilian
 Squamata -
Jeddaherdan aleadonta n. gen. n. sp.1
Jeddaherdan aleadonta n. gen. n. sp.1 Apesteguía et al. 2016 squamates
MNHN.F.MRS51.1 (holotype), isolated left partial mandible with teeth