Champ-Garimond (Cretaceous of France)

Also known as Champ Garimond

Where: Languedoc-Roussillon, France (43.9° N, 4.2° E: paleocoordinates 34.5° N, 5.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Campanian (83.6 - 72.1 Ma)

• Begudo-Rognacian, now Campanian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Collection methods: Universite´ Montpellier II (Sciences et Techniques), France

Primary reference: E. Buffetaut, B. Marandat, and B. Sigé. 1986. Découverte de dents de deinonychosaures (Saurischia, Theropoda) dans le Crétacé superieur du Sud de la France [Discovery of deinonychosaur teeth (Saurischia, Theropoda) in the Upper Cretaceous of southern France]. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences à Paris, Série II 303:1393-1396 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 74660: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 22.08.2007, edited by Philip Mannion

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Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet.2 Cuvier 1797 snail
Actinopteri
 Teleostei -
 Osteoglossiformes - Osteoglossidae
Osteoglossidae indet.2 Bonaparte 1832 arowana
 Amiiformes - Amiidae
Amiidae indet.2 Huxley 1861 bowfin
 Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae
Lepisosteidae indet.2 Cuvier 1825 gar
Osteichthyes
 Salientia -
Anura indet.2 Fischer von Waldheim 1813 frog
 Proteida - Batrachosauroididae
Batrachosauroididae indet.2 Auffenberg 1958 salamander
 Caudata - Urodela
Salamandridae indet.2 Gray 1825 newt
Reptilia
 Testudines -
 Testudines - Dortokidae
Dortoka sp.1 de Lapparent de Broin and Murelaga 1999 turtle
 Testudines - Bothremydidae
cf. Polysternon sp.2 Portis 1882 sideneck turtle
 Saurischia - Titanosauridae
Titanosauridae indet.2 Lydekker 1885 titanosaurid
 Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae
Dromaeosauridae indet.2 Colbert and Russell 1969 coelurosaur
CHG 48
 Ornithischia - Nodosauridae
Nodosauridae indet.2 Marsh 1890 ornithischian
 Neornithischia - Rhabdodontidae
Rhabdodon sp.2 Matheron 1869 rhabdodontid
 Squamata - Iguanidae
Iguanidae indet.2 Oppel 1811 squamates
 Squamata - Madtsoiidae
Madtsoiidae indet.2 Hoffstetter 1961 snake
 Squamata - Boidae
Boidae indet.2 Gray 1825 boa
Mammalia
 Tribosphenida - Zhelestidae
Labes garimondi n. sp.3 Pol et al. 1992 eutherian
Charophyceae
 Charales - Feistiellaceae