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

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

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• p = 7p = lowest layer at site

• 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 1911

Primary reference: E. Stromer. 1932. Ergebnisse der Forschungsreisen Prof. E. Stromers in den Wüsten Ägyptens. II. Wirbeltierreste der Baharîje-Stufe (unterstes Cenoman). 11. Sauropoda [Results of the expeditions of Professor E. Stromer in the Egyptian deserts. II. Vertebrate animal remains from the Baharîje bed (lowest Cenomanian). 11. Sauropoda]. Abhandlungen der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften Mathematisch-naturwissenschaftliche Abteilung, Neue Folge 10:1-21 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 51744: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 15.06.2005

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia -
Aegyptosaurus sp. Stromer 1932 sauropod
BSP 1911 XII 24
 Avetheropoda -
Bahariasaurus ingens Stromer 1934 avetheropod
BSP 1911 XII 23