Jebel Qatrani Formation (general) (Oligocene of Egypt)

Also known as Fayum

Where: Fayum, Egypt (29.6° N, 30.6° E: paleocoordinates 26.3° N, 27.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Jebel Qatrani Formation, Rupelian (33.9 - 28.1 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; lithology not reported

• no information on lithology

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1900's; reposited in the AMNH, BMNH, SMNS

Primary reference: A. Pérez-García. 2019. New information and establishment of a new genus for the Egyptian Paleogene turtle ‘Stereogenys’ libyca (Podocnemididae, Erymnochelyinae). Historical Biology 31(3):383-392 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 188992: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 25.09.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Podocnemidae
Andrewsemys libyca Andrews 1903 sideneck turtle
AMNH 5089; NHMUK R3100-R3102; SMNS 87724-87726, 11,232