Gebel el Dist north (7n) (Cretaceous of Egypt)

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

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; gray, yellow sandstone and ferruginous sandstone

• whitish-gray to yellowish, clayey, gypsum-free sandstone, below a cover of 30 cm of ferruginous sandstone and 1 m of hard clay

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by Markgraf in 1912

Primary reference: E. Stromer. 1934. Ergebnisse der Forschungsreisen Prof. E. Stromers in den Wüsten Ägyptens. II. Wirbeltierreste der Baharîje-Stufe (unterstes Cenoman). 13. Dinosauria [Results of the expeditions of Professor E. Stromer in the Egyptian deserts. II. Vertebrate animal remains from the Baharîje bed (lowest Cenomanian). 13. Dinosauria]. Abhandlungen der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften Mathematisch-naturwissenschaftliche Abteilung, Neue Folge 22:1-79 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 51743: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 15.06.2005

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia -
cf. Elaphrosaurus bambergi Janensch 1920 ceratosaur