King Talal Dam (Jurassic of Jordan)

Where: Jordan (32.2° N, 35.8° E: paleocoordinates 10.8° N, 30.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Huni Dolomite Formation, Late/Upper Bathonian (167.7 - 164.7 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified, argillaceous limestone

• marly limestones

Size classes: macrofossils, microfossils

Preservation: cast

Primary reference: T. Al-Harithi. 1997. Eligmus jordanensis, a new pelecypod species from the Upper Bathonian surface section at the King Talal's Dam area in central Jordan. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Monatshefte 1997(10):596-604 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 50105: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 07.05.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Involutinina - Trocholinidae
Textulariina
 Trochamminacea - Trochamminidae
Lagenina
 Nodosariacea - Nodosariidae
"Lenticulina muensteri" = Lenticulina munsteri Roemer 1839
Ostracoda
  -
 Podocopida -
 Podocopida - Protocytheridae
"Ektyphocythere sp." = Kinkelinella (Ektyphocythere)
"Ektyphocythere sp." = Kinkelinella (Ektyphocythere) ostracod
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Eudesiidae
"Eudesia cardium" = Eudesia (Eudesia) cardium
"Eudesia cardium" = Eudesia (Eudesia) cardium Lamarck 1819
 Terebratulida - Postepithyrididae
 Terebratulida - Loboidothyrididae
Avonothyris jordanensis Muir-Wood 1925
 Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae
Cymatorhynchia quadriplicata Zieten 1830
listed as Cymathorhynchia
"Burmirhynchia tumida" = Kallirhynchia concinna Sowerby 1815
Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Eligmidae
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Arcomytilus asper Sowerby 1818 mussel
listed as Mytilus asper
 Megalodontida - Ceratomyopsidae
Ceratomyopsis rostrata clam
listed as Cyratomyopsis rostrata
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nucula sp. Lamarck 1799 nut clam
Echinoidea
 Holectypoida - Holectypidae