Cyrenaica (Paleogene of Libya)

Also known as Cirenaica

Where: Libya (31.2° N, 22.5° E: paleocoordinates 24.1° N, 18.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Paleogene (66.0 - 23.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine

Primary reference: V. Simonelli. 1921. Di alcuni fossili terziari raccolti in Cirenaica da Don Vito Zanon. Rendiconto delle R. Accademia delle Scienze Dell' Instituto di Bologna Classe di Scienze Fisiche 25:124-128 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 76981: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 12.12.2007

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Taxonomic list

Crustacea
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Crustacea indet. BrĂ¼nnich 1772
unclassified
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Mollusca indet. Linnaeus 1758
Cephalopoda
 Nautilida - Aturiidae
Aturia cf. ziczac Sowerby 1812 nautiloid
spelled zic-zac
Chondrichthyes
 Pristiformes - Pristidae
Pisces
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"Pisces indet." = Osteichthyes
"Pisces indet." = Osteichthyes Huxley 1880 bony fish
Reptilia
 Loricata -
"Crocodilia indet." = Crocodylia
"Crocodilia indet." = Crocodylia Owen 1842 crocodilian
Mammalia
 Sirenia - Dugongidae
Halitherium sp. Kaup 1838 dugong