El Kohol (Cretaceous of Algeria)

Where: Algeria (33.1° N, 1.5° E: paleocoordinates 18.5° N, 2.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Albian (113.0 - 100.5 Ma)

• late Albian; locality not described so unsure where this lies in relation to the Eocene sediments

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: G. Cuny, J.-J. Jaeger, M. Mahboubi and J.-C. Rage. 1990. Les plus anciens serpents (Reptilia, Squamata) connus. Mise au point sur l'âge géologique des serpents de la partie moyenne du Crétacé. Comptes rendus des séances de l'Académie des Sciences 311:1267-1272 [P. Barrett/T. Cleary]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187588: authorized by Paul Barrett, entered by Terri Cleary on 03.08.2017, edited by Matthew Carrano

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Avetheropoda - Carcharodontosauridae
Carcharodontosaurus sp. Stromer 1931 allosauroid
phalanx
 Squamata -
Serpentes indet. Linnaeus 1758 snake
complete distorted vertebra
 Squamata - Lapparentopheidae
? Lapparentopheidae indet. Hoffstetter 1959 snake
fragmentary vertebra