Wadi Quseib, Bed 31 (Cretaceous of Egypt)

Where: Egypt (29.3° N, 34.7° E: paleocoordinates 8.2° N, 28.4° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Middle siliciclastic/carbonate Member (Galala Formation), Middle Cenomanian (99.6 - 93.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; gray, green, yellow floatstone and rudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: bulk,

Primary reference: W. S. Ayoub-Hannaa. 2011. Taxonomy and palaeoecology of the Cenomanian-Turonian macroinvertebrates from eastern Sinai, Egypt (part A). 1-418 [M. Aberhan/T. Schossleitner/T. Schossleitner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 140233: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Thomas Schossleitner on 05.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Neithea sp. Drouet 1825 scallop
 Hippuritida - Ichthyosarcolitidae
"Ichthyosarcolites sp." = Icthyosarcolites
"Ichthyosarcolites sp." = Icthyosarcolites Desmarest 1817 rudist
 Hippuritida - Radiolitidae
Praeradiolites sp. Douvillé 1902 rudist
 Hippuritida - Requieniidae
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
 Stromboidea - Tylostomatidae
Tylostoma cossoni Thomas and Peron 1889 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Campanilidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Batillariidae
Pyrazus valeriae de Verneuil and de Loriere 1868 snail
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
 Holectypoida - Holectypidae
Coenholectypus larteti Cotteau 1869 sea urchin
 Scleractinia - Meandrinidae
Tortoflabellum sp. Squires 1958 stony coral