Kahraman-1 well (Dahab Formation) (Cretaceous of Egypt)

Where: Matruh, Egypt (30.9° N, 26.3° E: paleocoordinates 9.3° N, 22.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Dahab Formation, Albian (113.0 - 100.5 Ma)

Environment/lithology: transition zone or lower shoreface; lithified, silty, calcareous shale and lithified, sandy sandstone

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: soft parts, original sporopollenin

Primary reference: M. R. Abdel-Kireem, E. Schrank, A. M. Samir and M. I. A. Ibrahim. 1996. Cretaceous palaeoecology, palaeogeography and palaeoclimatology of the northern Western Desert, Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences 22(1):93-111 [C. Jaramillo/G. Doria/A. Cardenas ]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137372: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Gabriela Doria on 15.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Ephedrales - Ephedraceae
Afropollis jardinus
Afropollis jardinus Doyle et al. 1982
 Gnetales -
Elaterosporites klaszi Jardiné 1967 elaterate
 Salviniales - Marsileaceae
Crybelosporites pannuceus Srivastava 1977