Wadi Qena, Oberconiac (Cretaceous of Egypt)

Where: Egypt (26.3° N, 33.0° E: paleocoordinates 7.9° N, 27.5° E)

When: Late/Upper Coniacian (89.3 - 85.8 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 185828: 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
Gyrostrea anubis Malchus 1990 oyster