Galala Mountain, section X, zone θ (Cretaceous of Egypt)

Where: Egypt (29.0° N, 32.4° E: paleocoordinates 15.0° N, 27.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• Middle-Late Maastrichtian

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; limestone

Size classes: mesofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: J. Kuss and M. A. Conrad. 1991. Calcareous Algae from Cretaceous Carbonates of Egypt, Sinai, and Southern Jordan. Journal of Paleontology 65(5) [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 148333: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 17.07.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Corallinales - Corallinophycidae
Corallinales indet., "Pseudolithothamnium album" = Polystrata alba
Corallinales indet. Silva and Johansen 1986
"Pseudolithothamnium album" = Polystrata alba Pfender 1936
  - Solenoporaceae
 Orbitoidacea - Orbitoididae
Orbitoides media d'Archiac 1837
 Rotaliacea - Calcarinidae