Quarry A (Jebel Qatrani Formation) (Oligocene of Egypt)

Also known as Jebel qatrani, Lower sequence, Fayum, Egypt

Where: Fayum, Egypt (29.5° N, 30.5° E: paleocoordinates 26.1° N, 27.2° E)

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When: Jebel Qatrani Formation, Rupelian (33.9 - 28.1 Ma)

Environment/lithology: fluvial; unlithified sandstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected in 1983, 1987, 1988

Primary reference: H. F. Osborn. 1908. New or little known titanotheres from the Eocene and Oligocene. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 24(32):599-617 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 175420: authorized by Pauline Coster, entered by Pauline Coster on 11.12.2015, edited by Philip Mannion

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Hyracoidea - Pliohyracidae
Geniohyus diphycus2 Matsumoto 1926 hyrax
 Ungulata - Anthracotheriidae
Nabotherium aegyptiacum5 Andrews 1906 anthracothere
DPC 13424
 Hyaenodonta - Hyainailouridae
Apterodon macrognathus4 Andrews 1904 eutherian
Pterodon africanus1 Andrews 1903 eutherian
Pterodon leptognathus n. sp.4 Osborn 1909 eutherian
AMNH 13263 - type
Pterodon phiomensis n. sp.4 Osborn 1909 eutherian
Metapterodon schlosseri1 Holroyd 1999 eutherian
 Ptolemaiida - Ptolemaiidae
Ptolemaia lyonsi n. gen. n. sp.3
Ptolemaia lyonsi n. gen. n. sp.3 Osborn 1908 mammal
AMNH 13269 - holotype
 Ptolemaiida -
Qarunavus meyeri n. sp.6 Simons and Gingerich 1974 mammal