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Wadi Nukhl
Egypt    28.89 N, 33.2 E
around the Paleocene - Eocene boundary / Paleogene
the images are contributed by Prof. Dr. Robert P. Speijer

Wadi Nukhl Map      
the images are published in:
Speijer, R.P., 1994. Extinction and recovery patterns in benthic foraminiferal paleocommunities across the Cretaceous/Paleogene and Paleocene/Eocene boundaries. Geologica Ultraiectina Vol. 124.
      Wadi Nukhl Stratigraphy


sorted by genus, species            sorted by morphology
    

Gaudryina
nekhlensis

Gaudryina
sp.
Spiroplectinella
esnaensis

Tritaxia
midwayensis

Siphogenerinoides
sp.
Stainforthia
farafraensis

Bulimina
trinitatensis

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pullenia
coryelli

Oridorsalis
plummerae

Cibicidoides
hyphalus

Cibicidoides
sp.
Anomalinoides
affinis

Anomalinoides
rubiginosus

Anomalinoides
zitteli

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alabamina
midwayensis

Valvalabamina
planulata

Gyroidinoides
sp.
Gavelinella
beccariiformis

Angulogavelinella
avnimelechi

Nuttallides
truempyi