Wadi Quseib, Bed 41 (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), Late/Upper Cenomanian (99.6 - 93.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; gray, green, yellow floatstone and green, yellow 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 140238: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Thomas Schossleitner on 05.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Limidae
Pseudolimea itieriana Pictet and Roux 1852 file clam
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Ilymatogyra africana Lamarck 1801 oyster
 Ostreida - Pteriidae
Phelopteria atra pearl oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Modiolus aequalis Sowerby 1818 mussel
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Protocardia hillana Sowerby 1813 cockle
Granocardium productum Sowerby 1832 cockle
 Stromboidea - Tylostomatidae
 Ammonitida - Engonoceratidae
Neolobites vibrayeanus d'Orbigny 1841 ammonite
 Nautilida - Nautilidae
Angulithes mermeti Montfort 1802 nautiloid