GelEsh-1 (Eocene of Egypt)

Where: Egypt (29.6° N, 30.6° E: paleocoordinates 24.9° N, 26.5° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Temple Member (Birket Qarun Formation), Priabonian (38.0 - 33.9 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: I. S. Zalmout and P. D. Gingerich. 2012. Late Eocene sea cows (Mammalia, Sirenia) from Wadi al Hitan in the western desert of Fayum, Egypt. University of Michigan Papers on Paleontology 37:1-158 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 140119: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 02.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Sirenia - Dugongidae
Eosiren libyca Andrews 1902 dugong