M'Bodione Dadere (Eocene of Senegal)

Where: Thies region, Senegal (14.3° N, 16.2° W: paleocoordinates 11.3° N, 20.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Lumachelle calcaire marin Formation, Lutetian (47.8 - 41.3 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified, shelly/skeletal packstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: core,

Primary reference: A. Gorodiski and R. Lavocat. 1953. Premiere decouverte de Mammiferes dans le Tertiaire (Lutetien) du Senegal. Comptes Rendus sommaires de la Societe geologique de France 15:315-317 [E. Fara/E. Fara/E. Fara]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36616: authorized by Emmanuel Fara, entered by Emmanuel Fara on 07.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostrea reili oyster
Ostrea sp. Linnaeus 1758 oyster
"Pisces indet." = Osteichthyes
"Pisces indet." = Osteichthyes Huxley 1880 bony fish
 Placentalia -
Condylarthra indet. Cope 1881 placental
 Proboscidea - Moeritheriidae
? Moeritherium sp. Andrews 1901 proboscidean