Tineida (Cretaceous of Egypt)

Where: Egypt (25.5° N, 29.3° E: paleocoordinates 9.2° N, 25.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Duwi Formation, Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• The middle–upper portion of the Duwi Formation, upper Campanian (73 Ma), Upper Cretaceous.

Environment/lithology: marine; mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: W. L. Holloway, K. M. Claeson, H. M. Sallam, S. El-Sayed, M. Kora, J. J. W. Sertich, and P. M. O'Connor. 2017. A new species of the neopterygian fish Enchodus from the Duwi Formation, Campanian, Late Cretaceous, Western Desert, central Egypt. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 62(3):603-611 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 189949: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 21.11.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Salmoniformes - Enchodontidae
Enchodus tineidae n. sp. Holloway et al. 2017