Mogadishu (Eocene of Somalia)

Also known as Mugdisho

Where: Somalia (2.0° N, 45.3° E: paleocoordinates 4.8° S, 38.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Carcar Group, Middle Eocene (48.6 - 37.2 Ma)

• Carcar Series

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: D. P. Domning, G. S. Morgan, and C. E. Ray. 1982. North American Eocene sea cows (Mammalia: Sirenia). Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 52:1-69 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/P. Holroyd]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 49940: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 02.05.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Sirenia - Dugongidae
cf. Prototherium sp. de Zigno 1887 dugong