Bahariya (Westliche Wüste) (Cretaceous of Egypt)

Where: Giza, Egypt (28.3° N, 29.0° E: paleocoordinates 8.0° N, 23.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• unteres Obercenoman

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 185826: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 19.05.2017

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Flemingostreidae
Curvostrea isidis Fourtau 1917 oyster
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ambigostrea dominici Malchus 1990 oyster