Province de Constantine (Cretaceous of Algeria)

Where: Algeria (36.3° N, 6.6° E: paleocoordinates 23.6° N, 11.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Valanginian (139.8 - 132.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. V. Dhondt, N. Malchus, L. Boumaza and E. Jaillaerd. 1999. Cretaceous oysters from North Africa : origin and distribution. Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France 170(1):67-76 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 185613: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 03.05.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Aetostreon latissimum" = Exogyra (Aetostreon)
"Aetostreon latissimum" = Exogyra (Aetostreon) oyster