k5/2/6 (Profil 11; Ksar Beni Soltane) (Jurassic to of Tunisia)

Where: Tunisia (33.0° N, 10.5° E: paleocoordinates 21.4° N, 11.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Tataouine Formation, Middle Callovian to Middle Callovian (164.7 - 161.2 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; lithified, bioturbated packstone

Preservation: cast, trace

Collection methods: surface (in situ), mechanical,

Primary reference: S. Holzapfel. 1998. Palökologie benthischer Faunengemeinschaften und Taxonomie der Bivalven im Jura von Südtunesien. Beringeria - Würzburger geowissenschaftliche Mitteilungen (22)1-199 [F. Fursich/D. Hempfling/M. Gahr]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 13588: authorized by Franz Fursich, entered by Danica Hempfling on 15.04.2002, edited by Austin Hendy

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Paleonucula menkii
[entered as Paleonucula menkii]
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Terebratulidae
"Terebratula" sp. Müller 1776
Bivalvia
 Ostreida -
Ostreacea indet. Rafinesque 1815 oyster
 Ostreida - Palaeolophidae
 Ostreida - Bakevelliidae
Virgellia sobralensis Sharpe 1850 oyster
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
Pinna "sp. A" Linnaeus 1758 oyster
described as sp. A
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
"Modiolus imbricatus" = Modiolus (Modiolus) imbricatus
"Modiolus imbricatus" = Modiolus (Modiolus) imbricatus Sowerby 1818 mussel
 Pholadida - Ceratomyidae
Ceratomya wimmisensis Gillieron 1886 clam
 Pholadida - Pleuromyidae
Pleuromya sp. Agassiz 1845 clam
 Megalodontida - Ceratomyopsidae
Ceratomyopsis striata d'Orbigny 1822 clam
 Cardiida - Neomiodontidae
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Protocardia intexta Muenster 1837 cockle
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Fimbria lajoyei d'Archiac 1843 clam
 Lucinida - Mactromyidae
Mactromya crassa Agassiz 1845 clam
 Heteroconchia -
Heterodonta "indet. A" Neumayr 1884 clam
described as heterodont Bivalve
Heterodonta "indet. B" Neumayr 1884 clam
described as heterodont Bivalve
 Trigoniida - Myophorelloidae
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Palaeonucula menkii nut clam
[entered as Paleonucula menkii]
Gastropoda
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
 Littorinoidea - Purpurinidae
Cephalopoda
 Nautilida -
Nautilida indet. Agassiz 1847 nautiloid
unclassified
  -
Porifera indet. Grant 1836
Hydrozoa
  -
Hydrozoa indet. Owen 1843
described as dendroid Hydrozoa
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
Lophosmilia indet. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
described as morphotype Lophosmilia