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Lower beds, west of Quarry A (Oligocene of Egypt)

Also known as Lower sequence of the Jebel Qatrani Formation Fayum

Where: Fayum, Egypt (29.5° N, 30.6° E: paleocoordinates 26.1° N, 27.3° E)

When: Jebel Qatrani Formation, Rupelian (33.9 - 28.4 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone and mudstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: H. F. Osborn. 1909. New carnivorous mammals from the Fayűm Oligocene, Egypt. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 26:415-424 [P. Coster/P. Coster] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 174031: authorized by Pauline Coster, entered by Pauline Coster on 23.10.2015, edited by Patricia Holroyd

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