Saint-Anthony Monastery, Profil X (Cretaceous of Egypt)

Where: Egypt (29.0° N, 32.5° E: paleocoordinates 15.1° N, 27.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• mittleres Maastricht

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: N. Malchus. 1990. Revision der Kreide-Austern (Bivalvia: Pteriomorphia) Ägyptens (Biostratigraphie, Systematik). Berliner Geowissenschaftliche Abhandlungen A(125) [W. Kiessling/M. Krause/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 185809: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 17.05.2017

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
 Ostreida - Arctostreidae
Rastellum sp. Faujas-St.-Fond 1799 oyster
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Oscillopha figari Fourtau 1904 oyster