East Themed, bed 3 (Cretaceous of Egypt)

Where: Egypt (29.6° N, 34.4° E: paleocoordinates 8.6° N, 28.2° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Galala Formation, Middle Cenomanian (99.6 - 93.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; dolomitic rudstone

• very hard, stylolitic, dolomitic rudist 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 140539: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Thomas Schossleitner on 11.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Neithea dutrugei Dutrugei 1862 scallop
 Pectinida - Chondrodontidae
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Ceratostreon flabellatum" = Amphidonte (Ceratostreon) flabellatum
"Ceratostreon flabellatum" = Amphidonte (Ceratostreon) flabellatum Goldfuss 1833 oyster
 Carditida - Carditidae
 Hippuritida - Radiolitidae
 Cardiida - Glossidae
 Trigoniida - Megatrigonioidae
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nucula margaritifera Douvillé 1916 nut clam
 Neritoina - Neritopsidae
Neritopsis sp. Grateloup 1832 snail
 Anaspidea - Akeridae
 Stromboidea - Tylostomatidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Batillariidae
Pyrazus valeriae de Verneuil and de Loriere 1868 snail
 Trochoidea - Trochidae