Egypt 5 (Mokattam) (Eocene of Egypt)

Where: Egypt (30.1° N, 31.3° E: paleocoordinates 22.5° N, 26.4° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Lutetian (47.8 - 41.3 Ma)

• this is a Middle Eocene, Upper Lutetian list

Environment/lithology: calcareous shale and limestone

• lithology described as interbedded marls and limestones

Primary reference: H. L. Abbass. 1967. A monograph on the Egyptian Paleocene and Eocene gastropods. United Arab Republic, Geological Survey-Geological Museum, Palaeontological Series, Monograph (4)1-154 [M. Patzkowsky/K. Layou/A. Clement]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 2955: authorized by Mark Patzkowsky, entered by Karen Layou on 23.07.1999

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Opisthobranchia - Cylichnidae
Scaphander radii Abbass 1967 snail
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
Ampullonatica gioushiensis Abbass 1967 snail
originally entered as "Ampullonatica gioushiensis"
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
Heligmotoma sabeti Abbass 1967 snail
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
Volutilithes osmani Abbass 1967 volute
Lyria barkoukensis Abbass 1967 volute
 Neogastropoda - Harpidae
Harpa omarai Abbass 1967 snail
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Turris adendanii Abbass 1967 turrid
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus cairoensis Abbass 1967 cone shell
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
Terebellum ameri Abbass 1967 true conch
Strombus sadeki Abbass 1967 conch
 Stromboidea - Rostellariidae
Tibia youssefi Abbass 1967 snail
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
Drepanocheilus fodai Abbass 1967 snail
 Vanikoroidea - Hipponicidae
Hipponix ovalis hoof shell
originally entered as "Hipponyx ovalis"
Hipponix conoides hoof shell
originally entered as "Hipponyx conoides"
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Sinum nagibi Abbass 1967 moon snail
Amaurellina farisi Abbass 1967 moon snail
 Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae
Gisortia mahgoobi Abbass 1967 cowry
 Tonnoidea - Ranellidae
 Tonnoidea - Cassidae
Cassidaria khaledi Abbass 1967 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Campanilidae
Campanile niloticum Abbass 1967 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Mesalia minuta Abbass 1967 turret shell
Turritella baghosi turret shell
Turritella naimi Abbass 1967 turret shell
 Neritoidea - Neritidae
Velates rogeri Abbass 1967 snail
 Architectonicoidea - Architectonicidae
Architectonica dehmi Abbass 1967 sundial
 Trochoidea - Liotiidae
Liotia ramlii Abbass 1967 snail