Specimen: FMNH:PR:2100, Majungasaurus crenatissimus


Specimen Information

MorphoSource Identifier: S25447
Reference Source: Vouchered
Occurrence ID: An occurence ID has not yet been identified or created for this specimen and it has not been integrated with iDigBio

Description: Nearly complete, exquisitely preserved, disarticulated skull (missing only left premaxilla, right pterygoid, right ectopterygoid, both epipterygoids, both vomers, and both columellae), with 26 associated caudal vertebrae and 18 haemal arches.

Notes: see Sampson, Scott D.; Witmer, Lawrence M. (2007). "Craniofacial anatomy of Majungasaurus crenatissimus (Theropoda: Abelisauridae) from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar". In Sampson, Scott D.; Krause, David W. (eds.). Majungasaurus crenatissimus (Theropoda: Abelisauridae) from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Memoir 8. 27. pp. 32–102.

Geologic Age: Maastrichtian
Absolute Age: 66-70 Ma

Locality: MAD 96-01
Coordinates: Lat/Long, -15.916806, 46.5845, WGS 1984
Locality absolute age: 66-70 Ma
Locality geologic age: Maastrichtian

Institution: The Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL, USA

Specimen Media

M47264, 1 file
teeth and alveoli of left dentary
(Left) (dentary)
M47294, 1 file
left maxilla teeth and alveoli
(Left) (maxilla)
M47296, 1 file
right dentary teeth and alveoli
(Right) (dentary)
M47297, 1 file
right maxilla teeth and alveoli
(Right) (maxilla)
M47299, 1 file
right premaxilla teeth and alveoli
(Right) (premaxilla)