South of Lindi (Eocene of Tanzania)

Where: Tanzania (10.0° S, 39.7° E: paleocoordinates 17.6° S, 32.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Lutetian (47.8 - 41.3 Ma)

• "Middle Eocene with Nummulites laevigatus Lamarck"

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Reposited in the BMNH

• Collected by joint expedition of Anglo-Iranian and Shell Oil groups

Primary reference: G. F. Elliott. 1954. New Brachiopoda from the Eocene of England, France and Africa. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Twelfth Series 7:721-728 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190869: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 19.12.2017

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Cancellothyrididae
Cancellothyris africana n. sp. Elliott 1954