Tinrhert, Algerian Sahara, CS3 (Cretaceous of Algeria)

Where: Algeria (29.0° N, 9.0° E: paleocoordinates 12.6° N, 6.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: CS3 zone, Late/Upper Cenomanian (99.6 - 93.5 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 185656: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 05.05.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Pycnodonte vesicularis Lamarck 1806 oyster
? Laevigyra luynesi Lartet 1872 oyster
Costagyra olisiponensis Sharpe 1850 oyster
Rhynchostreon suborbiculatum Lamarck 1801 oyster