Naqb El Rufuf, bed 2 (Cretaceous of Egypt)

Where: Egypt (25.7° N, 30.7° E: paleocoordinates 9.3° N, 26.3° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Duwi Formation, Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, yellow phosphorite

• Yellow phosphate

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Repository: Al-Azhar University Geological Museum

Primary reference: A. G. A. Hewaidy, G. M. El Qot, and E. S. M. Moneer. 2019. Campanian–early Eocene cephalopods from Kharga Oasis, Western Desert, Egypt. Annales de Paléontologie 105:45-61 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 199918: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 20.02.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
"Cucullaea (Cucullaea) schweinfurthi" = Trigonarca schweinfurthi
"Cucullaea (Cucullaea) schweinfurthi" = Trigonarca schweinfurthi Quaas 1902 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Lyropecten acuteplicatus Alth 1850 scallop
 Cardiida - Glossidae
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Baculitidae
Baculites ovatus Say 1820 ammonite