East Themed, bed 53 (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: Wata Formation, Late/Upper Turonian (93.5 - 89.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; dolomitic limestone

• chalky 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 140595: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Thomas Schossleitner on 12.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Gastropoda
 Stromboidea - Tylostomatidae
Echinoidea
 Spatangoida - Hemiasteridae
Hemiaster heberti heart urchin
Hemiaster heberti turonensis
 Clypeasteroida - Faujasiidae
 Calycina - Phymosomatidae
Rachiosoma geysi sea urchin
Phymosoma abbatei sea urchin