Wadi Hitan ZV-80 (Eocene of Egypt)

Where: Egypt (29.3° N, 30.1° E: paleocoordinates 23.5° N, 25.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

When: Gehannam Formation, Bartonian (41.3 - 38.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; argillaceous shale

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. A. Brochu and P. D. Gingerich. 2000. New tomistomine crocodylian from the middle Eocene (Bartonian) of Wadi Hitan, Fayum Province, Egypt. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology The University of Michgian 30(10):251-268 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 124905: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 28.02.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Crocodylia -
Paratomistoma courti n. gen. n. sp.
Paratomistoma courti n. gen. n. sp. Brochu and Gingerich 2000 crocodilian