Kahraman-1 well (Abu Roash Formation) (Cretaceous to of Egypt)

Where: Matruh, Egypt (30.9° N, 26.3° E: paleocoordinates 12.5° N, 21.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Abu Roash Formation, Late/Upper Cenomanian to Late/Upper Cenomanian (99.6 - 83.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified, calcareous dolomite 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 137375: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Gabriela Doria on 15.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Dichastipollenites cf. dunveganensis
upper Cenomanian-lower Turonian
Foveotricolpites
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Foveotricolpites giganteus Du Chene 1978
Turonian
Dicotyledonae
 Nepenthales - Dilleniidae
Droseridites senonicus Jardiné and Magloire 1965
Turonian-Senonian
Magnoliopsida
 Proteales - Proteaceae
Triporopollenites spp. Pflug and Thomson 1953
upper Cenomanian-lower Turonian