Saghatherium majus Andrews, 1906

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  • Title: Saghatherium majus Andrews, 1906
  • Type status: Paratype
  • State province: Fay_å_m
  • Specific epithet: majus
  • Scientific name authorship: Andrews, 1906
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Order: Hyracoidea
  • Locality: Birket-el-Qurun Fay_å_m; Birket Qarun; Birket el Qarun; Birket el-Qarun; Fayum; Fayoum; Fay_å_m
  • Latest period or highest system: Paleogene
  • Latest era or highest erathem: Cenozoic
  • Latest epoch or Highest series: Oligocene
  • Latest eon or highest eonothem: Phanerozoic
  • Latest age or Highest age: Rupelian
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Identified by: Master - Dr Charles W. Andrews; b.30 Oct 1866; d.25 May 1924; Andrews
  • Higher geography: Africa; Egypt; Fay_å_m; Birket-el-Qurun Fay_å_m, Birket Qarun, Birket el Qarun, Birket el-Qarun, Fayum
  • Higher classification: Animalia; Chordata; Vertebrata; Mammalia; Hyracoidea
  • Genus: Saghatherium
  • Formation: Gebel Qatrani Formation
  • Earliest period or lowest system: Paleogene
  • Earliest era or lowest erathem: Cenozoic
  • Earliest epoch or lowest series: Eocene
  • Earliest eon or Lowest eonothem: Phanerozoic
  • Earliest age or Lowestst age: Priabonian
  • Country: Egypt
  • Continent: Africa
  • Class: Mammalia