Wadi Feiran, Mukattab, horizon 6 (Cretaceous of Egypt)

Where: Egypt (28.8° N, 33.5° E: paleocoordinates 9.5° N, 27.8° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Choffaticeras segne ammonoid zone, Abu Qada Formation, Turonian (93.9 - 89.8 Ma)

• planctic foraminiferal zone: Praeglobotruncana helvetica

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; limestone

• environment described as sublittoral

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Collection methods: bulk,

Primary reference: A. S. Kassab, and N. A. Obaidalla. 2001. Integrated biostratigraphy and inter-regional correlation of the Cenomanian–Turonian deposits of Wadi Feiran, Sinai, Egypt. Creatceous Research 22:105-114 [M. Aberhan/T. Schossleitner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138419: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Thomas Schossleitner on 17.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Whiteinella
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Whiteinella baltica Douglas and Rankin 1969
Helvetoglobotruncana
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 Globigerinina - Hedbergellidae
 Globigerinina - Heterohelicidae
 Globigerinina - Globotruncanidae
Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Vascoceratidae
Fagesia catinus Mantell 1822 ammonite
Vascoceras durandi Thomas and Peron 1889 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Pseudotissotiidae
"Choffaticeras segne" = Choffaticeras (Choffaticeras) segne
"Choffaticeras segne" = Choffaticeras (Choffaticeras) segne Solger 1903 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Acanthoceratidae
Mammites cf. nodosoides SchlĂĽter 1871 ammonite