Gour Lazib HGL90 (Eocene to of Algeria)

Also known as Locus 2 of Sudre (1979); Hammada du Dra

Where: Bechar, Algeria (30.0° N, 4.0° W: paleocoordinates 24.9° N, 6.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: middle Member (Glib Zegdou Formation), Early/Lower Eocene to Early/Lower Eocene (55.8 - 37.2 Ma)

• late early to early middle Eocene. This level could be slightly older than the one of Gour Lazib Locus 1.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; lithified sandstone

• pink sandstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: P. Gevin, R. Lavocat, N. Mongereau and J. Sudre. 1975. Decouverte de mammiferes dans la moitie inferieure de l'Eocene continental du Nord-Ouest du Sahara. Comptes rendus de l'Academie des Sciences de Paris, Serie D 280:967-968 [E. Fara/E. Fara/E. Fara]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36613: authorized by Emmanuel Fara, entered by Emmanuel Fara on 07.02.2004, edited by Philip Mannion

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Rodentia - Zegdoumyidae
Glibia pentalopha2 Vianey-Liaud et al. 1994 rodent
Zegdoumys lavocati2 Vianey-Liaud et al. 1994 rodent
 Placentalia -
Lipotyphla sp.1 Haeckel 1866 placental
 Hyracoidea - Pliohyracidae
Microhyrax lavocati n. gen. n. sp.3, Megalohyrax gevini n. sp.3
Microhyrax lavocati n. gen. n. sp.3 Sudre 1979 hyrax
Megalohyrax gevini n. sp.3 Sudre 1979 hyrax
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Helioseus insolitus n. gen. n. sp.3
Helioseus insolitus n. gen. n. sp.3 Sudre 1979 mammal