Outhriate section, sample 8 (Cretaceous of Jordan)

Where: Jordan (30.6° N, 36.3° E: paleocoordinates 15.0° N, 29.8° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Gansserina gansseri foram zone, Muwaqqar Formation, Early/Lower Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• Nannofossil zone CC25b.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

• Yellowish to orange brown limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: Repository: Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, The Faculty of Natural Resources and Environment, The Hashemite University

Primary reference: F. Ahmad, C. Ifrim, and S. Farouk. 2015. The last ammonoids of Jordan – implications from the Outhriate section. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 278:245-256 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 178488: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 04.05.2016

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ammonitida - Baculitidae
Baculites sp. Lamarck 1799 ammonite