Gebel Gharra (Cairo-Suez Road) (Miocene of Egypt)

Where: Egypt (30.1° N, 32.3° E: paleocoordinates 29.0° N, 31.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Burdigalian (20.4 - 16.0 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marl and limestone

Primary reference: F. J. Souaya. 1965. On the Bryozoa of Gebel Gharra (Cairo-Suez Road) and other Miocene Sections in Egypt. Journal of Paleontology 39(6):1129-1144 [L. Ivany/P. Wall/P. Wall]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 47007: authorized by Linda Ivany, entered by Patrick Wall on 29.01.2005

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Bryozoa
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Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Gymnolaemata
 Cheilostomata - Quadricellariidae
Nellia oculato
ssp. kostandii
 Cheilostomata - Candidae
 Cheilostomata - Cribrilinidae
 Cheilostomata - Romancheinidae
 Cheilostomata - Lepraliellidae
"Holoporella polythele" = Celleporaria
"Holoporella polythele" = Celleporaria
 Cheilostomata - Onychocellidae
 Cheilostomata - Microporidae
 Cheilostomata - Steginoporellidae
 Cheilostomata - Escharinidae
"Scrupocellaria elliptica" = Bactridium ellipticum
"Scrupocellaria elliptica" = Bactridium ellipticum Reuss 1848
 Cheilostomata - Cheiloporinidae
 Cheilostomata - Cellariidae
 Cheilostomata - Phidoloporidae
 Cheilostomata - Smittinidae
"Porella cervicornis" = Smittina cervicornis
"Porella cervicornis" = Smittina cervicornis Pallas 1766
 Cheilostomata - Thalamoporellidae
Stenolaemata
 Cyclostomata - Crisiidae
 Cyclostomata - Horneridae
 Cyclostomata - Entalophoridae
 Cyclostomata - Diaperoeciidae
 Cyclostomata - Diastoporidae
Diastopora sp. Lamouroux 1821
 Cyclostomata - Multisparsidae
 Cyclostomata - Tubuliporidae