Wadi Quseib, Bed 42 (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; dolomitic, gray rudstone and gray marl

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 140240: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Thomas Schossleitner on 05.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
Plicatula auressensis Coquand 1862 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Costagyra olisiponensis Sharpe 1850 oyster
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Curvostrea rouvillei Coquand 1862 oyster
 Carditida - Carditidae
Cardita ? nicaisei Coquand 1862 clam
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
 Stromboidea - Tylostomatidae
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
 Spatangoida - Hemiasteridae
Hemiaster syriacus Conrad in Lynch 1852 heart urchin
 Irregularia - Archiaciidae
Gentilia syriensis Kier 1962 sea urchin