Cyrenaica (Cretaceous to of Libya)

Also known as Cirenaica

Where: Libya (31.2° N, 22.5° E: paleocoordinates 16.4° N, 19.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Campanian to Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 66.0 Ma)

• uppermost Campanian - Maastrichtian

Environment/lithology: lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. V. Dhondt, N. Malchus, L. Boumaza and E. Jaillaerd. 1999. Cretaceous oysters from North Africa : origin and distribution. Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France 170(1):67-76 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 185660: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 05.05.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Pycnodonte vesicularis Lamarck 1806 oyster
Exogyra overwegi von Buch 1852 oyster
Gryphaeostrea canaliculata Sowerby 1813 oyster
Ceratostreon pliciferum Dujardin 1837 oyster
Amphidonte pyrenaicum Leymerie 1851 oyster
 Ostreida - Flemingostreidae
"Agerostrea ungulata" = Agerostrea ungulatus
"Agerostrea ungulata" = Agerostrea ungulatus Schlotheim 1813 oyster
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
? Ambigostrea bretoni Peron and Thomas 1891 oyster
Ambigostrea villei Coquand 1862 oyster
? Ambigostrea tripolitana Krumbeck 1906 oyster
Nicaisolopha nicaisei Coquand 1862 oyster
Oscillopha dichotoma Bayle 1849 oyster
Gyrostrea sp. Mirkamalov 1963 oyster