Kaolak (Eocene of Senegal)

Also known as Tivandou

Where: Senegal (14.2° N, 16.1° W: paleocoordinates 12.3° N, 20.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Priabonian (38.0 - 33.9 Ma)

• no formation name is given in the text

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: P. Elouard. 1966. Découverte d'un archéocète dans les environs de Kaolack. Notes Africaines 109:8-10 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 32990: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 22.07.2003

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Taxonomic list

 Cetacea - Basilosauridae
Dorudontinae indet. Miller 1923 whale