East Themed, bed 15 (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, Late/Upper Cenomanian (99.6 - 93.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; gray, yellow floatstone

• yellowish-grey, moderately hard fossiliferous floatstone

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 140579: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Thomas Schossleitner on 12.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Ilymatogyra africana Lamarck 1801 oyster
 Hippuritida - Radiolitidae
Gastropoda
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
 Stromboidea - Tylostomatidae
Tylostoma cossoni Thomas and Peron 1889 snail
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
 Trochoidea - Trochidae