Tinrhert, Algerian Sahara, TU inf (Cretaceous of Algeria)

Where: Algeria (29.0° N, 9.0° E: paleocoordinates 14.1° N, 6.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Turonian (93.5 - 89.3 Ma)

• Lower Turonian

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 185658: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 05.05.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Pycnodonte vesicularis Lamarck 1806 oyster
 Ostreida - Flemingostreidae
Curvostrea rouvillei Coquand 1862 oyster
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
"Gyrostrea delettrei" = Gyrostrea antwani
"Gyrostrea delettrei" = Gyrostrea antwani Malchus 1990 oyster