Djebel Teldja (Eocene of Tunisia)

Where: Tunisia (35.5° N, 9.9° E: paleocoordinates 27.5° N, 7.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Ypresian (56.0 - 47.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; phosphorite

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: S. Jouve. 2005. A new description of the skull of Dyrosaurus phosphaticus (Thomas, 1893) (Mesoeucrocodylia: Dyrosauridae) from the Lower Eocene of North Africa. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 42:323-337 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 136905: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 06.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Loricata - Dyrosauridae
"Crocodilus phosphaticus n. sp." = Dyrosaurus phosphaticus
"Crocodilus phosphaticus n. sp." = Dyrosaurus phosphaticus Thomas 1893 crocodilian