Specimen: DPC:18242, Akhnatenavus nefertiticyon

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Specimen Information

MorphoSource Identifier: S2972
Vouchered
Type: Yes
Occurrence ID: An occurence ID has not yet been identified or created for this specimen and it has not been integrated with iDigBio

Description: Cranium of Akhnatenavus nefertiticyon. Specimen preserves the crushed rostrum, palate, portions of the orbits, and basicranium. The right tooth-row is well-preserved between P2 and M2. Hyaenodontida. Hyainailourinae

Notes: The left M1 and M2 are also preserved, though M2 has rotated far out of life-position.

Geologic Age: late Eocene
Absolute Age: 34 Ma
Body Mass: 17 kg, Morlo 1999, Van Valkenburgh 1990

Locality: Egypt, Fayum Depression, Jebel Qatrani Formation, Locality 41
Locality absolute age: 34 Ma
Locality geologic age: late Eocene

Institution: Duke Lemur Center Division of Fossil Primates, Durham, NC, USA

Specimen Media

M8091, 1 file
Akhnatenavus nefertiticyon DPC 18242 cranium
(Rostrum and palate with portions of basicranium and P2-M2)