Gebel Ghorâbi (Cretaceous of Egypt)

Also known as Bahariasaurus type

Where: Matruh, Egypt (28.5° N, 29.0° E: paleocoordinates 8.1° N, 24.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; gypsiferous, gray claystone

• gray, gypsiferous claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Markgraf in 1922

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 51747: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 15.06.2005, edited by Mark Uhen

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Sclerorhynchiformes - Sclerorhynchidae
Baharipristis bastetiae Werner 1989 cartilaginous fish
Reptilia
 Avetheropoda -
Bahariasaurus ingens n. gen. n. sp.
Bahariasaurus ingens n. gen. n. sp. Stromer 1934 avetheropod
BSP 1922 X 47