El-Hassana section, Abu Roash, Cucullaea assemblage, middle Khoman Fm (Cretaceous to of Egypt)

Where: Egypt (30.1° N, 31.1° E: paleocoordinates 14.2° N, 26.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: middle Khoman Formation, Campanian to Campanian (83.6 - 66.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal shelf; wackestone and mudstone

• Low-energy outer shelf
• Bio-wacke-mudstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: A. A. Abdelhady and R. S. A. Mohamed. 2017. Paucispecific macroinvertebrate communities in the Upper Cretaceous of El Hassana Dome (Abu Roash, Egypt): Environmental controls vs adaptive strategies. Cretaceous Research 74:120-136 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184740: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 21.03.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Cucullaeidae
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Granocardium productum Sowerby 1832 cockle
Hexactinellida
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Hexactinellida indet. Schmidt 1870 glass sponge