South Wadi Qena (Cretaceous of Egypt)

Where: Egypt (26.1° N, 32.7° E: paleocoordinates 12.4° N, 27.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithology not reported

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 185814: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 18.05.2017

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae