Gebel Areif El-Naqa, bed 22 (Cretaceous of Egypt)

Where: Egypt (30.4° N, 34.5° E: paleocoordinates 11.3° N, 28.5° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; green marl

• green soft fossiliferous marl

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression

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 140621: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Thomas Schossleitner on 12.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Vascoceratidae
Neoptychites cephalotus Courtiller 1860 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Pseudotissotiidae
Thomasites rollandi Peron 1890 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Acanthoceratidae
Kamerunoceras turoniense d'Orbigny 1850 ammonite
Echinoidea
 Calycina - Phymosomatidae