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

Where: Matruh, Egypt (30.9° N, 26.3° E: paleocoordinates 11.0° N, 21.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Bahariya Formation, Cenomanian (100.5 - 93.9 Ma)

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

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 137374: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Gabriela Doria on 15.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Pinales - Cheirolepidiaceae
 Magnoliales - Trimeniaceae
Cretacaeiporites densimurus Schrank and Ibrahim 1995