Sibaiya-Boussaliya I (Cretaceous of Egypt)

Where: Nile Valley, Egypt (30.1° N, 31.3° E: paleocoordinates 13.5° N, 27.3° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• local area-level geographic resolution

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

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: phosphatic, calcareous sandstone and shale

Primary reference: A. S. Kassab and A. S. Mohamed. 1996. Upper Cretaceous macrofossils from the Duwi Formation of the Nile Valley, southern Egypt. Neues Jahrbuch fuer Geologie und Palaeontologie-Abhandlungen 200(3):259-284 [M. Patzkowsky/K. Layou]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 3590: authorized by Mark Patzkowsky, entered by Karen Layou on 05.08.1999

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Stephanotis libycus
originally entered as "Stephanodus libycus"
Haplophragmiina
 Lituolacea - Haplophragmoiidae
 Lituolacea - Lituolidae
 Globigerinina - Heterohelicidae
 Globigerinina - Guembelitriidae
 Globigerinina - Rugoglobigerinidae
Chondrichthyes
 Lamniformes - Anacoracidae
Squalicorax kaupi Agassiz 1843 crow shark
Squalicorax pristodontus Agassiz 1843 crow shark
 Lamniformes - Mitsukurinidae
Scapanorhynchus texanus Roemer 1852 goblin shark
 Lamniformes - Cretoxyrhinidae
Cretolamna appendiculata Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark