APPENDIX 1.

Occurrence table of the planktic foraminifers with age estimates for the samples. Age calculated based on the planktic foraminiferal standard zones (Ogg et al., 2016). All appendices are available as spreadsheets and/or PDF for download.

APPENDIX 2.

Occurrence table of the benthic foraminifers with age estimates for the samples. Age calculated based on the planktic foraminiferal standard zones (Ogg et al., 2016). All appendices are available as spreadsheets and/or PDF for download.

APPENDIX 3.

Occurrence table of the ammonites. All appendices are available as spreadsheets and/or PDF for download.

APPENDIX 4.

Occurrence table of the bivalves. All appendices are available as spreadsheets and/or PDF for download.

APPENDIX 5.

Age estimates of the ammonite/bivalve samples of the four sections in Maghara area. Age (Ma) calculated based on the Geologic Time Scale, (Ogg et al., 2016). All appendices are available as spreadsheets and/or PDF for download.

APPENDIX 6.

UA-range chart of the planktic foraminifers show the index of similarity (D) between successive UAs, number of species within every UA. Black boxes indicate coexistence, while yellow boxes document virtual coexistence. All appendices are available as spreadsheets and/or PDF for download.

APPENDIX 7.

UA-range chart of the benthic foraminifers show the index of similarity (D) between successive UAs, number of species within every UA. Black boxes indicate coexistence, while yellow boxes document virtual coexistence. All appendices are available as spreadsheets and/or PDF for download.

APPENDIX 8.

UA-range chart of the ammonites show the index of similarity (D) between successive UAs, number of species within every UA. Black boxes indicate coexistence, while yellow boxes document virtual coexistence. All appendices are available as spreadsheets and/or PDF for download.

APPENDIX 9.

UA-range chart of the bivalves show the index of similarity (D) between successive UAs, number of species within every UA. Black boxes indicate coexistence, while yellow boxes document virtual coexistence. All appendices are available as spreadsheets and/or PDF for download.