Trisha Shetty

Lower Maleri Formation

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Type  Geological formation
Region  Asia
Country  India
Lower Maleri Formation

The Lower Maleri Formation is a sedimentary rock formation found in Andhra Pradesh, India. It is the lowermost member of the Pranhita–Godavari Basin. It is of late Carnian to early Norian age (Upper Triassic), and is notable for its fossils of early dinosaurs, including the basal saurischian (possible theropod) Alwalkeria.

Vertebrate fauna

cf. Angistorhinus and cf. Typothorax have also been recovered from it.

References

Lower Maleri Formation Wikipedia


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