CENTRAL NIGER

NIGER

GADOUFAOUA

TENERE DESERT

EL RHAZ FORMATION

APTIAN-ALBIAN STAGE

MIDDLE GALLIC SUBEPOCH

LOWER CRETACEOUS EPOCH

EARLY CRETACEOUS

STEM: TETRAPODA GOODRICH, 1930

SUPERCLASS: AMNIOTA HAECKEL, 1866

CLASS: REPTILIA LAURENTI, 1768

SUBCLASS: DIAPSIDA OSBORN, 1903

SUPERLEGION: NEODIAPSIDA BENTON, 1985

LEGION: ARCHOSAUROMORPHA HUENE, 1946

SUBLEGION: DINOSAUROMORPHA BENTON & NORMAN IN BENTON, 1985

INFRALEGION: DINOSAURIFORMES NOVAS, 1992

SUPERCOHORT: DINOSAURIA OWEN, 1842

COHORT: THEROPODA EMEND MARSH, 1881

AVEPODA PAUL, 2002

SUPERORDER: NEOTHEROPODA BAKKER, 1986

GRANDORDER: TETANURAE GAUTHIER, 1986

MICRORDER: COELUROSAURIA HUENE, 1914

ORDER: MANIRAPTORFORMES HOLTZ, 1996

SUBORDER: ORNITHOMIMOSAURIA BARSBOLD, 1976

Incertae sedis

Gen. sp indet.

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TENERE DESERT

GADOUFAOUA

TEGAMA GROUP

ELRHAZ FORMATION

APTIAN STAGE

MIDDLE GALLIC SUBEPOCH

LOWER CRETACEOUS EPOCH

EARLY CRETACEOUS

STEM: TETRAPODA GOODRICH, 1930

SUPERCLASS: AMNIOTA HAECKEL, 1866

CLASS: REPTILIA LAURENTI, 1768

SUBCLASS: CHELONOMORPHA KUHN, 1960

SUPERCOHORT: TESTUDINES LINNAEUS, 1758

COHORT: CASICHELYDIA emend GAFFNEY & MEYLAN, 1988

MAGNORDER: PLEURODIRA GAFFNEY & MEYLAN, 1988

ORDER: PLEURODIRIDA COPE, 1864

SUBORDER: EUPLEURODIRA GAFFNEY & MEYLAN, 1988

Superfamily: PELOMEDUSOIDES Cope, 1868 Cope, 1868

Family: ARAIRPEMYIDAE Price, 1973

*Laganemys tennerensis

SUBCLASS: DIAPSIDA OSBORN, 1903

SUPERLEGION: NEODIAPSIDA BENTON, 1985

LEGION: ARCHOSAUROMORPHA HUENE, 1946

SUPERCOHORT: AVEMETATARSALIA BENTON, 1999

COHORT: PROLACERTIFORMES CAMP, 1945 NOVA

SUPERORDER: TAPINOPLATIA PETERS, 2000

GRANDORDER: CHARACIOPODA PETERS, 2000

MICRORDER: FENESTRASAURIA PETERS, 2000

ORDER: PTEROSAURIA KAUP, 1834

SUBORDER: EUPTERODACTYLOIDEA BENNETT, 1994

Superfamily: AZHDARCHIDEA Nesov, 1984

Family: AZHDARCHIDAE Nesov, 1984 emend Padian, 1986

Gen. sp indet.

SUBLEGION: DINOSAUROMORPHA BENTON & NORMAN IN BENTON, 1985

INFRALEGION: DINOSAURIFORMES NOVAS, 1992

SUPERCOHORT: DINOSAURIA OWEN, 1842

AVEPODA PAUL, 2002

SUPERORDER: NEOTHEROPODA BAKKER, 1986

GRANDORDER: CERATOSAURIA NOVAS, 1992

AVEROSTRA PAUL, 2001

ORDER: CERATOSAURIA MARSH, 1884

Superfamily: ABELISAUROIDEA Novas, 1989

Family: ABELISAURIDAE Bonaparte & Novas, 1985

*Kryptops palaios

GRANDORDER: TETANURAE GAUTHIER, 1986

ORDER: SPINOSAURIA OLSHEVSKY, 1991

Family: BARYONYCHIDAE Charig & Milner, 1986

Baronyx tenerensis
= *Suchomimus tenerensis

ORDER: NEOTETANURAE SERENO, WILSON, LARSSON, DUTHEIL &

SUBORDER: AVETHEROPODA PAUL, 1988

Superfamily: ALLOSAUROIDEA Marsh, 1878 (sensu Currie & Zhao, 1994)

Family: CARCHARODONTOSAURIDAE Stromer, 1931

Carcharodontosaurus saharicus

*Eocarcharia dinops

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AFRICA

NIGER

GADOUFAOUNA

TENERE DESERT

EL RHAZ FORMATION

APTIAN-ALBIAN STAGE

MIDDLE GALLIC SUBEPOCH

UPPER EARLY CRETACEOUS EPOCH

MIDDLE CRETACEOUS

STEM: TETRAPODA GOODRICH, 1930

SUPERCLASS: AMNIOTA HAECKEL, 1866

CLASS: REPTILIA LAURENTI, 1768

SUBCLASS: DIAPSIDA OSBORN, 1903

SUPERLEGION: NEODIAPSIDA BENTON, 1985

LEGION: ARCHOSAUROMORPHA HUENE, 1946

SUPERCOHORT: CRUROTARSI SERENO & ARCUCCI, 1990

COHORT: CROCODYLOTARSI BENTON & CLARK, 1988

MAGNORDER: SUCHIA KREBS, 1974

SUPERORDER: CROCODYLOMORPHA WALKER, 1968

GRANDORDER: CROCODILIFORMES HAY, 1930

MICRORDER: MESOEUROCROCODYLIA WHETSTONE & WHYBROW, 1983

ORDER: MESOSUCHIA EMEND HUXLEY, 1875

PARVORDER: METASUCHIA BENTON & CLARK, 1988

INFRAORDER: METAMESOSUCHIA HULKE, 1878

NEOSUCHIA CLARK, IN BENTON & CLARK, 1988

Family: PHOLIDOSAURIDAE Williston, 1902

Sarcosuchus imperator

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AFRICA

NIGER

GADOUFAOUA

ELRHAZ FORMATION

APTIAN STAGE

MIDDLE GALLIC SUBEPOCH

UPPER EARLY CRETACEOUS EPOCH

MIDDLE CRETACEOUS

STEM: TETRAPODA GOODRICH, 1930

SUPERCLASS: AMNIOTA HAECKEL, 1866

CLASS: REPTILIA LAURENTI, 1768

SUBCLASS: DIAPSIDA OSBORN, 1903

SUPERLEGION: NEODIAPSIDA BENTON, 1985

LEGION: ARCHOSAUROMORPHA HUENE, 1946

SUPERCOHORT: CRUROTARSI SERENO & ARCUCCI, 1990

COHORT: CROCODYLOTARSI BENTON & CLARK, 1988

MAGNORDER: SUCHIA KREBS, 1974

SUPERORDER: CROCODYLOMORPHA WALKER, 1968

GRANDORDER: CROCODILIFORMES HAY, 1930

MICRORDER: MESOEUROCROCODYLIA WHETSTONE & WHYBROW, 1983

ORDER: MESOSUCHIA EMEND HUXLEY, 1875

PARVORDER: METASUCHIA BENTON & CLARK, 1988

INFRAORDER: METAMESOSUCHIA HULKE, 1878

NEOSUCHIA CLARK, IN BENTON & CLARK, 1988

Family: PHOLIDOSAURIDAE Williston, 1902

*Sarcosuchus imperator

GONDWANASUCHIA DE SOUZA CARVALHO, RIBEIRO & DOS SANTOS AVILLA, 2004

NOTOSUCHIMORPHA DE SOUZA CARVALHO, RIBEIRO & DOS SANTOS AVILLA, 2004

NOTOSUCHIFORMES DE SOUZA CARVALHO, RIBEIRO & DOS SANTOS AVILLA, 2004

Family: URUGUAYSUCHIDAE Gasparini, 1971

Genus: Nova?
= *Araripesuchus wegeneri

SUBLEGION: DINOSAUROMORPHA BENTON & NORMAN IN BENTON, 1985

INFRALEGION: DINOSAURIFORMES NOVAS, 1992

SUPERCOHORT: DINOSAURIA OWEN, 1842

COHORT: THEROPODA EMEND MARSH, 1881

Incertae sedis

non Elaphrosaurus? iguidiensis

AVEPODA PAUL, 2002

SUPERORDER: NEOTHEROPODA BAKKER, 1986

GRANDORDER: TETANURAE GAUTHIER, 1986

ORDER: NEOTETANURAE SERENO, WILSON, LARSSON, DUTHEIL &

SUBORDER: AVETHEROPODA PAUL, 1988

Superfamily: ALLOSAUROIDEA Marsh, 1878 (sensu Currie & Zhao, 1994)

Family: CARCHARODONTOSAURIDAE Stromer, 1931

Carcharodontosaurus saharicus

COHORT: ORNITHISCHIFORMES COOPER, 1985

MAGNORDER: ORNITHISCHIA SEELEY, 1888

SUPERORDER: NEORNITHISCHIA COOPER, 1985

GRANDORDER: ORNITHOPODA MARSH, 1871

MICRORDER: EUORNITHOPODA SERENO, 1986

ORDER: IGUANODONTIA DOLLO, 1888

SUBORDER: ANKYLOPOLLEXIA SERENO, 1986

INFRAORDER: STYRACOSTERNA SERENO, 1986

PARVORDER: HADROSAURIFORMES SERENO, 1997

Superfamily: IGUANODONTIDEA Cope, 1869 (sensu Sereno, 1986)

Family: IGUANODONTIDAE Cope, 1869

Incertae sedis

Gen. sp indet.


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EAST AFRICA

NIGER

GADOUFAUNA

TEGAMA GROUP

APTIAN-ALBIAN STAGE

MIDDLE GALLIC SUBEPOCH

LOWER CRETACEOUS EPOCH

EARLY CRETACEOUS

STEM: TETRAPODA GOODRICH, 1930

SUPERCLASS: AMNIOTA HAECKEL, 1866

CLASS: REPTILIA LAURENTI, 1768

SUBCLASS: DIAPSIDA OSBORN, 1903

SUPERLEGION: NEODIAPSIDA BENTON, 1985

LEGION: ARCHOSAUROMORPHA HUENE, 1946

SUBLEGION: DINOSAUROMORPHA BENTON & NORMAN IN BENTON, 1985

INFRALEGION: DINOSAURIFORMES NOVAS, 1992

SUPERCOHORT: DINOSAURIA OWEN, 1842

COHORT: THEROPODA EMEND MARSH, 1881

ORDER: Incertae sedis

Gen. sp indet.


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EAST AFRICA

NIGER

GADOUFAOUA

TEGAMA FORMATION (WAS EL RHAZ FORMATION)

TEGAMA SERIES

APTIAN STAGE

MIDDLE GALLIC SUBEPOCH

UPPERMOST EARLY CRETACEOUS EPOCH

EARLY CRETACEOUS

STEM: TETRAPODA GOODRICH, 1930

SUPERCLASS: AMNIOTA HAECKEL, 1866

CLASS: REPTILIA LAURENTI, 1768

SUBCLASS: DIAPSIDA OSBORN, 1903

SUPERLEGION: NEODIAPSIDA BENTON, 1985

LEGION: ARCHOSAUROMORPHA HUENE, 1946

SUBLEGION: DINOSAUROMORPHA BENTON & NORMAN IN BENTON, 1985

INFRALEGION: DINOSAURIFORMES NOVAS, 1992

SUPERCOHORT: DINOSAURIA OWEN, 1842

COHORT: THEROPODA EMEND MARSH, 1881

AVEPODA PAUL, 2002

SUPERORDER: NEOTHEROPODA BAKKER, 1986

GRANDORDER: TETANURAE GAUTHIER, 1986

ORDER: SPINOSAURIA OLSHEVSKY, 1991

Family: BARYONYCHIDAE Charig & Milner, 1986

Gen. sp indet.


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NIGER

GADOUFAOUA

GAD 5

THE REGION OF NIVEAU DES INNOCENTS

UPPER PART OF LOWER MEMBER

TEGAMA FORMATION (WAS EL RHAZ FORMATION)

TEGAMA SERIES

APTIAN STAGE

MIDDLE GALLIC SUBEPOCH

LOWER CRETACEOUS EPOCH

EARLY CRETACEOUS

STEM: TETRAPODA GOODRICH, 1930

SUPERCLASS: AMNIOTA HAECKEL, 1866

CLASS: REPTILIA LAURENTI, 1768

SUBCLASS: CHELONOMORPHA KUHN, 1960

SUPERCOHORT: TESTUDINES LINNAEUS, 1758

COHORT: CASICHELYDIA emend GAFFNEY & MEYLAN, 1988

MAGNORDER: PLEURODIRA GAFFNEY & MEYLAN, 1988

ORDER: PLEURODIRIDA COPE, 1864

Family: PLATYCHELYIDAE Bram, 1965

Platycheloides nyasae

*Teneremys lapparenti

SUBORDER: EUPLEURODIRA GAFFNEY & MEYLAN, 1988

Superfamily: PELOMEDUSOIDES Cope, 1868

Family: ARAIRPEMYIDAE Price, 1973

Araripemys sp

*Taquetochelys decorata = *Lagaremys tenerensis

SUBCLASS: DIAPSIDA OSBORN, 1903

SUPERLEGION: NEODIAPSIDA BENTON, 1985

LEGION: ARCHOSAUROMORPHA HUENE, 1946

SUBLEGION: DINOSAUROMORPHA BENTON & NORMAN IN BENTON, 1985

INFRALEGION: DINOSAURIFORMES NOVAS, 1992

SUPERCOHORT: DINOSAURIA OWEN, 1842

COHORT: THEROPODA EMEND MARSH, 1881

AVEPODA PAUL, 2002

SUPERORDER: NEOTHEROPODA BAKKER, 1986

GRANDORDER: TETANURAE GAUTHIER, 1986

ORDER: SPINOSAURIA OLSHEVSKY, 1991

Family: BARYONYCHIDAE Charig & Milner, 1986

Baronyx tenerensis
= *Cristatus lapparenti

COHORT: ORNITHISCHIFORMES COOPER, 1985

MAGNORDER: ORNITHISCHIA SEELEY, 1888

SUPERORDER: NEORNITHISCHIA COOPER, 1985

GRANDORDER: ORNITHOPODA MARSH, 1871

MICRORDER: EUORNITHOPODA SERENO, 1986

ORDER: IGUANODONTIA DOLLO, 1888

SUBORDER: DRYOMORPHA SERNEO, 1986

Family: DRYOSAURIDAE Milner & Norman, 1984

Elrhazosaurus nigeriensis
= *Valdosaurus nigeriensis


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EAST AFRICA

NIGER

‘NIVEAU DES INNOCENTS’

TIOURAREN FORMATION

TEGAMA GROUP

APTIAN-ALBIAN STAGE

MIDDLE GALLIC SUBEPOCH

LOWER CRETACEOUS EPOCH

EARLY CRETACEOUS

STEM: TETRAPODA GOODRICH, 1930

SUPERCLASS: AMNIOTA HAECKEL, 1866

CLASS: REPTILIA LAURENTI, 1768

SUBCLASS: DIAPSIDA OSBORN, 1903

SUPERLEGION: NEODIAPSIDA BENTON, 1985

LEGION: ARCHOSAUROMORPHA HUENE, 1946

SUBLEGION: DINOSAUROMORPHA BENTON & NORMAN IN BENTON, 1985

INFRALEGION: DINOSAURIFORMES NOVAS, 1992

SUPERCOHORT: DINOSAURIA OWEN, 1842

COHORT: ORNITHISCHIFORMES COOPER, 1985

SUPERORDER: SAUROPODOMORPHA HUENE, 1932

GRANDORDER: BRONTOSAURIA OLSHEVSKY, 1991 (emend)

MICRORDER: SAUROPODA MARSH, 1878

ORDER: EUSAUROPODA

SUBORDER: NEOSAUROPODA BONAPARTE, 1986

INFRAORDER: HOMALOSAUROPIA JANENSCH, 1929

PARVORDER: DIPLODOCIMORPHA CALVO & SALGADO, 1995

Superfamily: DIPLODOCOIDEA Upchurch, 1995

Family: REBBACHISAURIDAE

*Nigersaurus taqueti

 

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