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Ambondromahabo is a village near Ambondromamy, Madagascar.[1][2]

An extinct mammal from the Jurassic period, Ambondro mahabo, is named after the village, which is close to the locality within the Isalo III geological formation where the fossil was found.[1]


  1. ^ a b Flynn, John J.; Parrish, J. Michael; Rakotosamimanana, Berthe; Simpson, William F.; Wyss, André R. (September 1999). "A Middle Jurassic mammal from Madagascar". Nature. 401 (6748): 57–60. doi:10.1038/43420. Retrieved 10 September 2019.
  2. ^ Flynn, John J.; Wyss, André R. (February 2002). "Madagascar's Mesozoic secrets". Scientific American. 286 (2): 62.

Coordinates: 16°33′S 46°59′E / 16.550°S 46.983°E / -16.550; 46.983