Ghazalat (Jurassic to of Egypt)

Where: Matruh, Egypt (30.0° N, 25.0° E: paleocoordinates 9.8° N, 22.2° E)

When: Saurian zone, Late/Upper Jurassic to Late/Upper Jurassic (163.5 - 100.5 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified, argillaceous siliciclastic sediments and lithified, fine-grained sandstone

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: soft parts, original sporopollenin

Primary reference: E. Schrank. 1991. Mesozoic palynology and continental sediments in NE Africa(Egypt and Sudan) - a review. Journal of African Earth Sciences 12(1-2):363-373 [C. Jaramillo/G. Doria/A. Cardenas ]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139475: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Gabriela Doria on 12.02.2013

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