Eygalayes (Eocene of France)

Also known as Egalayes

Where: Drome, France (44.2° N, 5.6° E: paleocoordinates 41.1° N, 2.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: MP13 mammal zone, Lutetian (47.8 - 41.3 Ma)

• age given as "Lutétien supérieur, MP 13 ?"

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: S. Hervet. 2003. Deux nouvelles tortues de l’Éocène inférieur de Saint-Papoul (Aude, France). C. R. Palevol 2:617-624 [P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd/D. Nicholson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 177494: authorized by Patricia Holroyd, entered by Patricia Holroyd on 30.03.2016, edited by Philip Mannion

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Taxonomic list

 Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae
Lepidosteus sp. Agassiz 1843 gar
 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionyx sp. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1809 softshell turtle
 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Juvemys labarrerei Hervet 2003 turtle
 Loricata -
Iberosuchus sp. Antunes 1975 crocodilian
 Crocodylia -
Asiatosuchus sp. Mook 1940 crocodilian
 Perissodactyla - Lophiodontidae
Lophiodon eygalayense n. sp. Labarrère and Montenat 2011 odd-toed ungulate
MNHN Egy 22 - type
 Perissodactyla - Hyrachyidae
"Chasmotherium sp." = Hyrachyus
"Chasmotherium sp." = Hyrachyus Leidy 1871 odd-toed ungulate
 Perissodactyla - Palaeotheriidae
Propachynolophus cf. duvali Pomel 1853 odd-toed ungulate
Propalaeotherium sp. Gervais odd-toed ungulate
"Propalaeotherium cf. isselanum" = Palaeotherium isselanum Cuvier 1824 odd-toed ungulate
 Ferae -
Carnivora indet. Bowditch 1821 carnivoran
 Ungulata -
Artiodactyla indet. Owen 1848 even-toed ungulate
 Ungulata - Dichobunidae
Eygalayodon montenati n. gen. n. sp.
Eygalayodon montenati n. gen. n. sp. Sudre and Marandat 1993 even-toed ungulate