Tripolitania (Cretaceous of Libya)

Where: Libya (32.8° N, 13.2° E: paleocoordinates 15.3° N, 11.2° E)

When: Cenomanian (100.5 - 93.9 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 185659: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 05.05.2017

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Ilymatogyra africana Lamarck 1801 oyster
Costagyra olisiponensis Sharpe 1850 oyster
"Ceratostreon flabellatum" = Amphidonte (Ceratostreon) flabellatum Goldfuss 1833 oyster
Rhynchostreon suborbiculatum Lamarck 1801 oyster
 Ostreida - Arctostreidae
Rastellum sp. Faujas-St.-Fond 1799 oyster
 Ostreida - Flemingostreidae
Curvostrea rouvillei Coquand 1862 oyster
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
"? Gyrostrea delettrei" = Gyrostrea antwani
"? Gyrostrea delettrei" = Gyrostrea antwani Malchus 1990 oyster