South Galala-Plateau (Cretaceous of Egypt)

Where: Egypt (28.4° N, 31.5° E: paleocoordinates 14.5° N, 26.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• mittleres Maastricht

Environment/lithology: 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 185819: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 18.05.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Exogyra (Exogyra) overwegi" = Exogyra overwegi, Amphidonte (Amphidonte) pyrenaicum
"Exogyra (Exogyra) overwegi" = Exogyra overwegi von Buch 1852 oyster
 Ostreida - Flemingostreidae
Agerostrea rouxi Douville 1910 oyster