Qattara Depression (Eocene of Egypt)

Where: Egypt (29.2° N, 26.2° E: paleocoordinates 24.6° N, 22.3° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Priabonian (38.0 - 33.9 Ma)

• late Eocene

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: P. D. Gingerich. 2010. Cetacea. In L. Werdelin & W. J. Sanders (ed.), Cenozoic Mammals of Africa 873-899 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 96953: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 14.07.2010

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Taxonomic list

 Pelagiceti - Basilosauridae
Masracetus markgrafi Gingerich 2007 whale