Gour Lazib locus 3 (Eocene to of Algeria)

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

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Eocene to Early/Lower Eocene (55.8 - 37.2 Ma)

• In a marly sandstone level that might be older than the ones of Locus 1 and 2. Late early Eocene to early middle Eocene.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; sandstone and marl

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: J. Sudre. 1979. Nouveaux Mammifères Eocènes du Sahara Occidental. Palaeovertebrata 9(3):83-115 [E. Fara/E. Fara/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36614: authorized by Emmanuel Fara, entered by Emmanuel Fara on 07.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Placentalia -
Hyracoidea indet. Huxley 1869 hyrax
? Bunohyrax sp. or Megalohyrax sp. (original report)