South Galala-Plateau, Oberconiac, (Cretaceous of Egypt)

Where: Egypt (28.7° N, 31.8° E: paleocoordinates 10.4° N, 26.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Coniacian (89.3 - 85.8 Ma)

• Oberconiac

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 185827: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 19.05.2017

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Flemingostreidae
Curvostrea heinzi Peron and Thomas 1891 oyster
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Nicaisolopha lyonsi Bullen 1898 oyster
Nicaisolopha tissoti Peron and Thomas 1891 oyster
Gyrostrea antwani Malchus 1990 oyster