Wadi Quseib, Bed 49 (Cretaceous of Egypt)

Where: Egypt (29.3° N, 34.7° E: paleocoordinates 10.2° N, 28.5° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Abu Qada Formation, Early/Lower Turonian (93.5 - 89.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; dolomitic rudstone and dolomitic floatstone

• ...varicoloured, fossiliferous, gypsiferous shale with dolomitic Chondrodonta/rudist rudstone to floatstone interbeds.

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 140246: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Thomas Schossleitner on 06.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Cardiida - Veneridae
Paraesa faba venus clam