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Tamaguélelt (Eocene of Mali)

Also known as Tamaguelelt; Mali-20c (unit 7); Mali 20c; Mali 20; Mali-20

Where: Mali (17.0° N, 0.3° E: paleocoordinates 10.4° N, 4.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Tamaguélelt Formation, Early/Lower Eocene (55.8 - 48.6 Ma)

• Unit 7 (upper phosphate)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; phosphatic conglomerate

• phosphate conglomerate

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. V. Hill, J. A. McCartney, E. Roberts, M. Bouaré, F. Sissoko and M. A. O'Leary. 2008. Dyrosaurid (Crocodyliformes: Mesoeucrocodylia) Fossils from the Upper Cretaceous and Paleogene of Mali: Implications for Phylogeny and Survivorship across the K/T Boundary. American Museum Novitates 3631:1-19 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 114961: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 26.08.2011

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