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The Bahariya Formation (Baharija Formation) is a fossil bearing geologic formation dating back to the Cenomanian, geographically located in Marsa Matruh, central Egypt.[1]


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[hide] *1 Fauna of the Baharija Formation

[edit] Fauna of the Baharija FormationEdit

[edit] LepidosaursEdit

Lepidosaurs of the Bahariya Formation
Genus Species Location Stratigraphic position Abundance Notes

Simoliophis

[edit] SauropodsEdit

Indeterminate sauropod remains.[1]


Sauropods of the Bahariya Formation
Genus Species Location Stratigraphic position Material Notes Images

Aegyptosaurus[1]

A. baharijensis[1]

"Partial postcranial skeleton."[2]

[1]

[2]Paralititan

cf. Dicraeosaurus[1]

cf. Dicraeosaurus sp.[1]

Paralititan[1]

P. stromeri[1]

"Partial postcranial skeleton."[3]

[edit] TheropodsEdit

Color key
Taxon Reclassified taxon Taxon falsely reported as present Dubious taxon or junior synonym Ichnotaxon Ootaxon Morphotaxon
Notes

Uncertain or tentative data are in small text; crossed out data are discredited.

Theropods of the Bahariya Formation
Genus Species Location Stratigraphic position Abundance Notes Images

Bahariasaurus

B. ingens[1]

Also present in the Continental intercalaire

[3]

[4]Carcharodontosaurus[5][6]Spinosaurus

Carcharodontosaurus[1]

C. saharicus[1]

Also present in the Kem Kem Formation and Continental intercalaire

Deltadromeus[1]

D. agilis[1]

Also present in the Kem Kem Formation

Elaphrosaurus

Indeterminate

Bahariya material previously referred to Elaphrosaurus now considered to be indeterminate theropod remains.[1]

Spinosaurus[1]

S. aegyptiacus[1]

Spinosaurus sp.[1]

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