Foum El Guelta (Cretaceous of Tunisia)

Where: Tunisia (35.4° N, 9.2° E: paleocoordinates 24.2° N, 7.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Pervinquiere

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: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 185653: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 05.05.2017

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Exogyra overwegi von Buch 1852 oyster
? Ceratostreon pliciferum Dujardin 1837 oyster
Amphidonte pyrenaicum Leymerie 1851 oyster
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ambigostrea villei Coquand 1862 oyster
Ambigostrea tripolitana Krumbeck 1906 oyster
Nicaisolopha nicaisei Coquand 1862 oyster