Ouadi Oum Hemaiet (Cretaceous of Egypt)

Where: Ash Sharqiyah, Egypt (29.7° N, 31.5° E: paleocoordinates 12.7° N, 27.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Campanian (83.6 - 72.1 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; phosphorite

Size class: mesofossils

Collected by F. Priem

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 38670: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 28.04.2004

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Lamniformes - Cretoxyrhinidae
"Lamna appendiculata" = Cretolamna appendiculata
"Lamna appendiculata" = Cretolamna appendiculata Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark
Reptilia
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Reptilia indet. Laurenti 1768 reptile
 Squamata - Mosasauridae
Mosasauridae indet. Gervais 1852 mosasaur