Egito (Cretaceous of Angola)

Where: Angola (12.1° S, 13.7° E: paleocoordinates 28.6° S, 1.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Stoliczkaia dispar ammonoid zone, Late/Upper Albian (105.3 - 99.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by C.A. Washburn; reposited in the AMNH

Primary reference: M. R. Cooper and W. J. Kennedy. 1979. Uppermost Albian (Stoliczkaia dispar zone) ammonites from the Angolan littoral. Annals of the South African Museum 77:175-308 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 232170: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 28.10.2023

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Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Hamitidae
"Hamites virgulatus" = Stomohamites virgulatus Brongniart 1822 ammonite
Hamites duplicatus Pictet and Campiche 1861 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Anisoceratidae
Anisoceras aff. spathi Wiedmann 1962 ammonite
Anisoceras aff. subarcuatum Spath 1939 ammonite
Anisoceras phillipsi Cooper and Kennedy 1979 ammonite
Anisoceras aff. exoticum Spath 1939 ammonite
Anisoceras armatum Sowerby 1817 ammonite
Anisoceras cf. arrogans Giebel 1852 ammonite
Anisoceras haasi Cooper and Kennedy 1979 ammonite
Anisoceras perarmatum Pictet and Campiche 1861 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Desmoceratidae
"Desmoceras (Desmoceras) perinflatum" = Desmoceras (Desmoceras) latidorsatum perinflatum, "Puzosia cf. sharpei" = Puzosia (Puzosia) sharpei
"Desmoceras (Desmoceras) perinflatum" = Desmoceras (Desmoceras) latidorsatum perinflatum Cooper and Kennedy 1979 ammonite
Desmoceras (Desmoceras) latidorsatum perinflatum
"Puzosia cf. sharpei" = Puzosia (Puzosia) sharpei Spath 1923 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Lyelliceratidae
Stoliczkaia tenuis Renz 1968 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Brancoceratidae
Mortoniceras (Durnoyarites) collignoni Cooper and Kennedy 1979 ammonite
Mortoniceras (Angolaites) simplex Choffat 1905 ammonite