Gebel Lift, Dakhla Oasis (Cretaceous of Egypt)

Also known as Dachel

Where: Al Wadi al Jadid, Egypt (25.5° N, 29.2° E: paleocoordinates 8.9° N, 25.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Campanian (83.6 - 72.1 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by 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 38669: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 28.04.2004

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Lamniformes - Anacoracidae
"Corax pristodontus" = Squalicorax pristodontus
"Corax pristodontus" = Squalicorax pristodontus Agassiz 1843 crow shark
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Lamna ? rapax mackerel shark
Lamna serra Woodward 1889 mackerel shark