Gebel el Dist (7p) (Cretaceous of Egypt)

Also known as Stromer's crocodylomorphs

Where: Matruh, Egypt (28.4° N, 28.9° E: paleocoordinates 8.1° N, 23.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Baharîje Formation, Early/Lower Cenomanian (99.6 - 93.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; gray sandstone

• gray, very fine clayey sand

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by Markgraf in 1911

Primary reference: E. v. Stromer. 1914. Ergebnisse der Forschungreisen Prof. E. Stromers in den Wusten Agyptens: II. Wirbeltier-Reste der Baharije-Stufe (unterstes Cenoman). 1. Einleitung und 2. Libycosuchus. Abhandlungen der Koniglichen Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Mathematisch-Physikalischen Klasse 27(3):1-15 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 118040: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 04.10.2011

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Loricata -
Libycosuchus brevirostris n. gen. n. sp. Stromer 1914 crocodilian
 Loricata - Aegyptosuchidae
Aegyptosuchus peyeri n. gen. n. sp.2
Aegyptosuchus peyeri n. gen. n. sp.2 Stromer 1933 crocodilian
 Loricata - Stomatosuchidae
Stomatosuchus inermis n. gen. n. sp.1
Stomatosuchus inermis n. gen. n. sp.1 Stromer 1925 crocodilian