Gebel Harra (Cretaceous of Egypt)

Where: Al Jizah, Egypt (28.3° N, 29.1° E: paleocoordinates 8.0° N, 23.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; gypsiferous, gray claystone

• gray claystone with gypsum

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by Markgraf in 1922

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (float), surface (in situ), mechanical,

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 51751: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 15.06.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Avetheropoda - Carcharodontosauridae
Sigilmassasaurus brevicollis Russell 1996 allosauroid
BSP 1922 X 45