Jablonski & Raup Locality 86 (Cretaceous of Saudi Arabia)

Where: Saudi Arabia (26.0° N, 46.0° E: paleocoordinates 8.6° N, 37.5° E)

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology:

Primary reference: D. Jablonski and D. M. Raup. 1999. Unpublished data on Cretaceous-Paleocene molluscan assemblages. [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/A. Hendy]more details

PaleoDB collection 1335: authorized by Dave Jablonski, entered by Dave Jablonski on 06.01.1993

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Taxonomic list

• history: new-28, DJ 1992, replaces old m-86 (vetted by DJ 1991)
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Glycymeris sp. Da Costa 1778 clam
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
Inoceramus sp. Sowerby 1814 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Spondylus calcaratus Forbes 1846 scallop
Neithea sp. Drouet 1825 scallop
 Pectinida - Terquemiidae
"Spondylus latus" = Newaagia obliquus
"Spondylus latus" = Newaagia obliquus Münster 1841 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Lima sp. Bruguière 1797 file clam
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
Plicatula hirsuta Coquand 1880 scallop
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia sp. Linnaeus 1758 jingle
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Oscillopha dichotoma Bayle 1849 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Lithophaga sp. Röding 1798 mussel
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Crassatella sp. Lamarck 1799 clam
 Carditida - Carditidae
Baluchicardia sp. Rutsch and Schenck 1943 clam
Venericardia sp. Lamarck 1801 clam
 Hippuritida - Radiolitidae
Biradiolites sp. d'Orbigny 1850 rudist
Bournonia sp. Fischer 1887 rudist
 Hippuritida - Monopleuridae
Monopleura sp. Matheron 1842 rudist
 Hippuritida - Trechmannellidae
Dictyoptychus sp. Douvillé 1905 rudist
 Hippuritida - Requieniidae
Bayleia sp. Munier-Chalmas 1873 rudist
Apricardia sp. Guéranger 1853 rudist
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Cyprimeria sp. Conrad 1864 venus clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Nemocardium sp. Meek 1876 cockle
Protocardia sp. Beyrich 1845 cockle
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Fimbria sp. Mühlfeldt 1811 clam
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nucula sp. Lamarck 1799 nut clam