Moon-Airel Formation

The Moon-Airel Formation is a geological formation in France. It dates back to the late Rhaetian and early Hettangian.[1][2]

Moon-Airel Formation
Stratigraphic range: Rhaetian-Hettangian
~206–197 Ma
TypeGeological formation
Lithology
PrimaryLimestone
OtherClaystone
Location
Coordinates49°12′N 1°06′E / 49.2°N 1.1°E / 49.2; 1.1Coordinates: 49°12′N 1°06′E / 49.2°N 1.1°E / 49.2; 1.1
Approximate paleocoordinates35°00′N 4°30′E / 35.0°N 4.5°E / 35.0; 4.5
RegionBasse-Normandie
Country France
Moon-Airel Formation is located in France
Moon-Airel Formation
Moon-Airel Formation (France)

Vertebrate paleofaunaEdit

Dinosaurs
Genus Species Location Stratigraphic position Material Notes Images
Halticosaurus Indeterminate
Liliensternus L. airelensis Tooth, vertebrae, partial sacrum and multiple pelves, which have now been assigned to Lophostropheus airelensis[3]
Lophostropheus[1] L. airelensis[1] De La Manche[1] Tooth, vertebrae, partial sacrum and multiple pelves[citation needed]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Weishampel, David B; et al. (2004). "Dinosaur distribution (Early Jurassic, Europe)." In: Weishampel, David B.; Dodson, Peter; and Osmólska, Halszka (eds.): The Dinosauria, 2nd, Berkeley: University of California Press. Pp. 532–534. ISBN 0-520-24209-2.
  2. ^ Weishampel, David B.; Dodson, Peter; and Osmólska, Halszka (eds.): The Dinosauria, 2nd, Berkeley: University of California Press. 861 pp. ISBN 0-520-24209-2.
  3. ^ "Table 3.1," in Weishampel, et al. (2004). Page 48.