Also known as Beglia Formation
Where: Gafsa, Tunisia (35.0° N, 9.0° E: paleocoordinates 34.8° N, 8.7° E)
• coordinate estimated from map
• small collection-level geographic resolution
When: Beglia Formation, Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)
• No information available on location of Sbeitla site within the Beglia Formation. The Beglia Formation is thought to span the earliest Late Miocene (Vindobonian) from approximately 12.5-9.5 Ma.
• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; poorly lithified, fine-grained, sandy sandstone
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: Housed at the Geological Museum of the Geological Survey of Tunisia, Tunis.
Primary reference: E. L. Agrasar. 2003. New fossil crocodilians from the Middle/Upper Miocene of Tunisia. Annales de Paleontologie 89:103-110 [A. Behrensmeyer/S. Cote/S. Cote]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 35275: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Suzanne Cote on 23.11.2003
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