Wadi Qena (Cretaceous of Egypt)

Where: Egypt (26.3° N, 33.0° E: paleocoordinates 12.6° N, 27.5° E)

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

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; shale

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: size fraction >63 um

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: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 185815: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 18.05.2017

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae