The oldest African bat from the early Eocene of El Kohol (Algeria)

@article{Ravel2011TheOA,
  title={The oldest African bat from the early Eocene of El Kohol (Algeria)},
  author={Anthony Ravel and Laurent Marivaux and Rodolphe Tabuce and Mohammed Adaci and Mohammed Mahboubi and Fateh Mebrouk and Mustapha Bensalah},
  journal={Naturwissenschaften},
  year={2011},
  volume={98},
  pages={397-405}
}
The Afro-Arabian Paleogene fossil record of Chiroptera is very poor. In North Africa and Arabia, this record is limited, thus far, to a few localities mainly in Tunisia (Chambi, late early Eocene), Egypt (Fayum, late Eocene to early Oligocene), and Sultanate of Oman (Taqah, early Oligocene). It consists primarily of isolated teeth or mandible fragments. Interestingly, these African fossil bats document two modern groups (Vespertilionoidea and Rhinolophoidea) from the early Eocene, while the bat… CONTINUE READING

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