Nalut (shark tooth locality) (Cretaceous to of Libya)

Where: Libya (31.9° N, 11.0° E: paleocoordinates 14.7° N, 10.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Ar Rajban Member (Chicla Formation), Aptian to Aptian (125.0 - 100.5 Ma)

• Also known as the Kiklah Formation; Lugh Series

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

• An overstepping continental clastic sequence.
• Clastic rocks dominated by light, friable, cross-bedded quartz sandstones

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by U. Lenuzza in 1984

Collection methods: salvage, quarrying,

• Found in 1984 by Umberto Lenuzza while working in Libya with an Italian firm

Primary reference: C. J. Duffin. 2001. The hybodont shark, Priohybodus d'Erasmo, 1960, (Early Cretaceous, northern Africa). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 133:303-308 [P. Mannion/J. Tennant]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139439: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Jonathan Tennant on 12.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Hybodontiformes - Hybodontidae
Priohybodus arambourgi d'Erasmo 1960 elasmobranch
200 isolated, complete and fragmentary crowns
Actinopteri
 Lepisosteiformes -
Lepidotes sp. Agassiz 1843 gar
Reptilia
 Theropoda -
 Loricata -