East Themed, bed 25 (Cretaceous of Egypt)

Where: Egypt (29.6° N, 34.4° E: paleocoordinates 10.5° N, 28.3° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; white, yellow limestone and shale

• yellowish-white, moderately hard, fossiliferous limestone

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 140587: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Thomas Schossleitner on 12.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Cucullaeidae
Cucullaea trigona Seguenza 1882 clam
 Pectinida - Limidae
Pseudolimea itieriana Pictet and Roux 1852 file clam
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
Plicatula auressensis Coquand 1862 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Pycnodonte vesicularis Lamarck 1806 oyster
Pycnodonte vesicularis vesiculosa
 Ostreida - Flemingostreidae
Curvostrea rouvillei Coquand 1862 oyster
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Gyrostrea cf. anubis Malchus 1990 oyster
 Ostreida - Pteriidae
Phelopteria gravida Coquand 1862 pearl oyster
 Cardiida - Veneridae
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
Gastropoda
 Stromboidea - Tylostomatidae
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Pseudotissotiidae
Thomasites rollandi Peron 1890 ammonite
Echinoidea
 Spatangoida - Hemiasteridae
"Hemiaster fourneli" = Mecaster fourneli
"Hemiaster fourneli" = Mecaster fourneli Agassiz and Dessor 1847 heart urchin