Magwa 8 well, 1301.5 m depth (Cretaceous of Kuwait)

Where: Kuwait (29.1° N, 47.9° E: paleocoordinates 4.8° N, 39.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Ahmadi Formation, Early/Lower Cenomanian (99.6 - 93.5 Ma)

• 1301.5 m (4270 ft) depth

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

Size class: microfossils

Collection methods: core

• Repository: Museum of the Department of Geology, Kuwait University, Kuwait

Primary reference: S. K. Al-Abdul-Razzaq. 1979. Glenocythere, a new ostracode genus from the Ahmdai Formation (Cretaceous) of Kuwait. Journal of Paleontology 53:920-930 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138555: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 20.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Podocopida - Trachyleberididae
Glenocythere triangularis n. sp. Al-Abdul-Razzaq 1979 ostracod