Phosphorites du Quercy (old collections - late Eocene-Oligocene) (Eocene to of France)

Where: Languedoc-Roussillon-Midi-Pyrénées, France (44.3° N, 1.6° E: paleocoordinates 43.7° N, 1.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Quercy Phosphorites Formation, Late/Upper Eocene to Late/Upper Eocene (37.2 - 23.0 Ma)

• General collection for specimens from the late Eocene-Oligocene of the Phosphorites du Quercy with no specific locality or age data, particularly from older museum collections.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: karst; phosphorite

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: S. Peigné. 2000. A new species of Eofelis (Carnivora: Nimravidae) from the Phosphorites of Quercy, France. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences - Series IIA - Earth and Planetary Science 330(9):653-658 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184172: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 07.02.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Carnivora - Nimravidae
Eofelis giganteus n. sp. Peigné 2000 false sabre-tooth
NMB-QB 799 - type