Wadi Sudr, Sinai, Profil XIV (Cretaceous of Egypt)

Where: Egypt (29.6° N, 32.8° E: paleocoordinates 11.2° N, 27.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: CA4 zone, Late/Upper Coniacian (89.3 - 85.8 Ma)

• Oberconiac, CA4 - Zone

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; sandy marl

• sandigen kreidigen Mergeln

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by El-Hedeny

• COLLECTOR: Presumably by the author, M. El-Hedeny, c. 2000. REPOSITORY: Geology Dept., Faculty of Science, Alexandria University.

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 185810: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 18.05.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Only includes Ostreidae and encrusters. NOMENCLATURE: Not an authoritative publication and with some nomenclatural inconsistency, yet relatively modern, and with species-resolution assignments.
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Pycnodonte (Costeina) costei" = Pycnodonte costei
"Pycnodonte (Costeina) costei" = Pycnodonte costei Coquand 1869 oyster
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Oscillopha dichotoma Bayle 1849 oyster