Wadi Hitan ZV-80: Bartonian, Egypt

List of taxa
Where & when
Geology
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Reptilia
Paratomistoma courti n. gen., n. sp. Brochu and Gingerich 2000
1 specimen
see common names

Geography
Country:Egypt
Coordinates: 29.3° North, 30.1° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:23.5° North, 25.4° East
Basis of coordinate:estimated from map
Geographic resolution:hand sample
Time
Period:Paleogene Epoch:Eocene
Stage:Bartonian 10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 3
Key time interval:Bartonian
Age range of interval:41.30000 - 38.00000 m.y. ago
Stratigraphy
Formation:Gehannam
Stratigraphic resolution:formation
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: argillaceous "shale"
Includes fossils?Y
Environment:coastal indet.
Taphonomy
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Metadata
Database number:124905
Authorizer:M. Uhen Enterer:M. Uhen
Research group:vertebrate
Created:2012-02-28 09:43:44 Last modified:2012-02-27 16:43:44
Access level:the public Released:2012-02-28 09:43:44
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

40452. 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]