Wadi Feiran, Mukattab, horizon 0 (Cretaceous of Egypt)

Where: Egypt (28.8° N, 33.5° E: paleocoordinates 7.9° N, 27.8° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; sandstone

• environment described as littoral

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 138423: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Thomas Schossleitner on 17.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Ilymatogyra africana Lamarck 1801 oyster