Dur At-Talah, DT-Loc. 3 (Eocene to of Libya)

Also known as Dur at Talhah; Dor-El-Talha; Dur At-Talah

Where: Sirt, Libya (25.7° N, 18.2° E: paleocoordinates 20.2° N, 13.8° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Middle Eocene to Middle Eocene (48.6 - 33.9 Ma)

• New Idam Unit

Environment/lithology: marine; bioturbated siltstone and white sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: O. Otero, A. Pinton, H. Cappetta, S. Adnet, X. Valentin, M. Salem, and J.-J. Jaeger. 2015. A Fish Assemblage from the Middle Eocene from Libya (Dur At-Talah) and the Earliest Record of Modern African Fish Genera. PLoS One 10(12):e0144358 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187327: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 20.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Teleostei -
 Characiformes - Alestidae
Hydrocynus sp. Cuvier 1816
 Ceratodontiformes - Lepidosirenidae
Protopterus sp. Agassiz 1843 african lungfish