Galala-Plateau (Cretaceous of Egypt)

Where: Egypt (28.8° N, 31.4° E: paleocoordinates 8.2° N, 25.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Cenomanian (99.6 - 93.5 Ma)

• unteres und mittleres Obercenoman

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 185822: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 18.05.2017

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Rhynchostreon mermeti Coquand 1862 oyster