Tamariskenbucht (Eocene of Egypt)

Where: Egypt (29.7° N, 30.8° E: paleocoordinates 25.0° N, 26.7° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Qasr el-Sagha Formation, Priabonian (38.0 - 33.9 Ma)

• middle Priabonian

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal; claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: E. Stromer. 1903. Zeuglodon-Reste aus dem Oberen Mitteleocän des Fajum. Beiträge Paläontologie und Geologie Österreich-Ungarns und des Orients 15:65-100 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 79699: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 18.03.2008