Rooilepel (Miocene of Namibia)

Where: Namibia (28.3° S, 16.7° E: paleocoordinates 28.8° S, 15.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

• basal middle Miocene

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: M. Pickford. 2003. Minute species of Orycteropus from the early Middle Miocene at Arrisdrift, Namibia. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Namibia 19:195-198 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 96072: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 13.05.2010, edited by Evangelos Vlachos

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Namibchersus sp. de Lapparent de Broin 2003 turtle
 Tubulidentata - Orycteropodidae
Orycteropus minutus Pickford 1975 aardvark