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Bateun el Hmaima (Cretaceous to of Tunisia)

Where: Tataouine, Tunisia (33.1° N, 10.3° E: paleocoordinates 16.5° N, 11.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Chenini Member (An el Guettar Formation), Late/Upper Aptian to Late/Upper Aptian (122.5 - 109.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: J. Le Loeuff, E. Buffetaut, G. Cuny, Y. Laurent, M. Ouaja, C. Souillat, D. Srarfi and H. Tong. 2000. Mesozoic continental vertebrates of Tunisia. 5th European Workshop on Vertebrate Palaeontology, Staatliches Museum fr Naturkunde, Geowissenschaften Abteilung. Program. Abstracts. Excursion Guides 45 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 125935: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Margaret Shalap on 27.03.2012, edited by Matthew Carrano

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