Province de Constantine (Cretaceous of Algeria)

Where: Algeria (36.3° N, 6.6° E: paleocoordinates 19.8° N, 8.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Albian (113.0 - 100.5 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 185642: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 04.05.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"? Aetostreon latissimum" = Exogyra (Aetostreon) oyster
Ceratostreon boussingaulti d'Orbigny 1842 oyster
Rhynchostreon mermeti Coquand 1862 oyster
 Ostreida - Arctostreidae
Rastellum sp. Faujas-St.-Fond 1799 oyster
 Ostreida - Ostreidae