Thebes (Holocene of Egypt)

Where: Luxor, Egypt (25.7° N, 32.6° E: paleocoordinates 25.7° N, 32.6° E)

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: delta plain; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: E. Hekkala, M. H. Shirley, G. Amato, J. D. Austin, S. Charter, J. Thorbjarnarson, K. A. Vliet, M. L. Houck, R. DeSalle and M. J. Blum. 2011. An ancient icon reveals new mysteries: mummy DNA resurrects a cryptic species within the Nile crocodile. Molecular Ecology 20(20):4199-4215 [M. Uhen/M. Smith]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190120: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Matthew Smith on 28.11.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Crocodylia - Crocodylidae
Crocodylus niloticus Laurenti 1768 Nile crocodile