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Dor el Talha Idam (Eocene to of Libya)

Also known as Dur at Talhah; Dor-El-Talha

Where: Libya (25.7° N, 18.2° E: paleocoordinates 21.0° N, 14.1° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Idam Unit Formation, Bartonian to Bartonian (40.4 - 33.9 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; bioturbated siltstone and white sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: A. W. R. Wight. 1980. Palaeogene vertebrate fauna and regressive sediments of Dur at Talhah, southern Sirt Basin, Libya. Symposium on the Geology of Libya 2:309-325 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 55449: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 25.10.2005, edited by Philip Mannion

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