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Tafidet (Eocene of Mali)

Where: Mali (16.5° N, 0.3° E: paleocoordinates 11.5° N, 4.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Continental terminal Formation, Lutetian (48.6 - 40.4 Ma)

• Age after Coster et al. (2012)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; sandy claystone

• sandy clay

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. Arambourg, J. Kikoine, and R. Lavocat. 1951. Decouverte de genre Moeritherium Andrews dans le Tertiaire continental du Soudan. Comptes Rendus de Academie des Sciences 233:68-70 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 136910: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 06.12.2012

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