Also known as "lower sequence"
Where: Fayum, Egypt (29.5° N, 30.6° E: paleocoordinates 26.1° N, 27.3° E)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Jebel Qatrani Formation, Rupelian (33.9 - 28.1 Ma)
• Quarry A-1 is in the "lower sequence" (there are two general fossil producing levels in the Jebel Qatrani, the "upper" and the "lower" sequences).
• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: fluvial; sandstone and mudstone
Size class: macrofossils
Primary reference: D. T. Rasmussen and E. L. Simons. 1988. New Oligocene hyracoids from Egypt. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 8(1):67-83 [J. Alroy/R. Whatley/P. Mannion]more details
PaleoDB collection 12964: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Robin Whatley on 12.01.2002, edited by Mark Uhen and Pauline Coster
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