Glib Zegdou Locus 4 (Eocene to of Algeria)

Also known as Draa Hammada

Where: Bechar, Algeria (30.1° N, 3.9° W: paleocoordinates 24.5° N, 6.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Ypresian to Ypresian (56.0 - 41.3 Ma)

• Probably close to the Early/Middle Eocene boundary. This site is certainly older than the Gour Lazib locus 1, 2 and 3. The stratigraphic level corresponds to what Gevin et al (1974) have called the whitish 'Torba'.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; white, sandy marl

• white, sandy marl.

Size class: 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 36615: authorized by Emmanuel Fara, entered by Emmanuel Fara on 07.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Hyracoidea - Titanohyracidae
Titanohyrax mongereaui n. sp. Sudre 1979 hyrax