East Themed, bed 19 (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: Abu Qada Formation, Late/Upper Cenomanian (99.6 - 93.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; gray, yellow 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 140584: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Thomas Schossleitner on 12.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Arcida - Cucullaeidae
Cucullaea trigona Seguenza 1882 clam
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
Plicatula auressensis Coquand 1862 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Pycnodonte vesicularis Lamarck 1806 oyster
Pycnodonte vesicularis vesiculosa
Ilymatogyra africana Lamarck 1801 oyster
Rhynchostreon suborbiculatum Lamarck 1801 oyster
 Ostreida - Pteriidae
Phelopteria gravida Coquand 1862 pearl oyster
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Protocardia hillana Sowerby 1813 cockle
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
 Stromboidea - Strombidae