Turkana Grits

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Turkana Grits
Stratigraphic range: Turonian - Santonian[1]
Type Geological formation
Location
Region Rift Valley Province
Country Kenya

The Turkana Grits is a geological formation in Kenya whose strata date back to the Late Cretaceous. Dinosaur remains have been recovered from it.[1]

Vertebrate paleofauna[edit]

Dinosaurs of the Maevarano Formation
Taxa Presence Notes Images

Genus:

  1. Indeterminate remains.[1]
  1. Geographically present in Rift Valley Province, Kenya.[1]
  1. "(= cf. Titanosaurus sp.)"[1]
Remains of an animal very similar to Spinosaurus have been recovered from the Turkana Grits.

Genus:

  1. Possible indeterminate ornithopod remains.[1]
  1. Geographically present in Rift Valley Province, Kenya.[1]

Genus:

  1. Indeterminate remains.[1]
  1. Geographically present in Rift Valley Province, Kenya.[1]

Genus:

  1. cf. Spinosaurus sp.[1]
  1. Geographically present in Rift Valley Province, Kenya.[1]

Suborder:

  1. Undescribed form.[1]
  2. Indeterminate remains.[1]
  1. Geographically present in Rift Valley Province, Kenya.[1]
  2. Geographically present in Rift Valley Province, Kenya.[1]
  • The suborder of carnivorous dinosaurs.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t Weishampel, et al. (2004). "Dinosaur distribution" Pp. 517-607. in Weishampel, David B.; Dodson, Peter; and Osmólska, Halszka (eds.): The Dinosauria, 2nd, Berkeley: University of California Press. 861 pp. ISBN 0-520-24209-2. " Pp. 517-607.