Also known as Aswan
Where: Aswan, Egypt (24.1° N, 33.0° E: paleocoordinates 5.0° N, 26.8° E)
• coordinate estimated from map
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Abu Agag Formation, Turonian (93.9 - 89.8 Ma)
• one footprint from "Unit F", uppermost part of formation; second from base of section, "Unit E"
• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: wet floodplain; fine-grained, silty sandstone and lenticular, paleosol/pedogenic, gray, yellow, argillaceous sandstone
•Unit E: "paleosols"
•Unit E: "well developed paleosol horizons that are 1-3 m thick. This individual paleosols are of lenticular shape and show mottled, dark grey to yellow massive shaly sandstones. Weak horizontal stratification can be observed in parts."
Size class: macrofossils
Preservation: mold/impression, trace
Collected in 1985
Collection methods: surface (float),
Primary reference: G. R. Demathieu and P. Wycisk. 1990. Tetrapod trackways from southern Egypt and northern Sudan. Journal of African Earth Sciences 10(3):435-443 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details
Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis
PaleoDB collection 138680: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 25.01.2013
Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)