Specimen: FMNH:PR:2278


Specimen Information

MorphoSource Identifier: S25449
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: Associated cranial (both premaxillae, both maxillae, left jugal, left quadratojugal, left ectopterygoid, left quadrate, left surangular, left angular, left prearticular, and left articular), and postcranial (two fragmentary cervical neural arches, three fragmentary dorsal vertebrae, one fragmentary caudal vertebra, left scapulocoracoid, partial left ilium, left femur, left and fragmentary right tibiae, left and partial right fibulae, left astragalocalcaneum, left metatarsals II-IV, right pedal phalanges II-1 and IV-2, and left pedal phalanges IV-2 and IV-3) elements of large near-adult.

Notes: see Krause, D. W., Sampson, S. D., Carrano, M. T., & O'Connor, P. M. (2007). Overview of the history of discovery, taxonomy, phylogeny, and biogeography of Majungasaurus crenatissimus (Theropoda: Abelisauridae) from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 27(S2), 1-20.

Geologic Age: Maastrichtian
Absolute Age: 66-70 Ma

Locality: MAD 99-26
Coordinates: Lat/Long, -15.895944, 46.588167, WGS 1984
Locality absolute age: 66-70 Ma
Locality geologic age: Maastrichtian

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

Specimen Media

M47300, 1 file
left maxilla teeth and alveoli
(Left) (maxilla)
M47301, 1 file
premaxillae teeth and alveoli
(fused premaxillae)