Berak el Gazal, Abou Roach (Cretaceous of Egypt)

Where: Al Jizah, Egypt (30.0° N, 31.1° E: paleocoordinates 12.0° N, 26.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Santonian (86.3 - 83.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by F. Priem in 1901-1917

Primary reference: F. Priem. 1914. Sur des vertébrés du Crétacé et de l'Éocène d'Égypte. Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France 14:366-382 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38661: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 28.04.2004

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Odontaspidida - Scapanorhynchidae
Scapanorhynchus rhaphiodon Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch
Actinopteri
 Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae