Daghani, bed 227 (Jurassic of Somalia)

Where: Somalia (10.3° N, 45.1° E: paleocoordinates 11.9° S, 29.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Bihen Limestone Formation, Callovian (166.1 - 163.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

• brownish-grey limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: L. R. Cox. 1935. Jurassic Gastropoda and Lamellibranchia. The Mesozoic Palaeontology of British Somaliland, Geology and Palaeontology of British Somaliland, II 148-197 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 92998: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 21.12.2009

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Terebratulidae
 Terebratulida - Lobothyrididae
"Loboidothyris cf. jubaensis" = Tubithyris jubaensis, "Cererithyris wylliei" = Tubithyris wylliei
"Loboidothyris cf. jubaensis" = Tubithyris jubaensis Weir 1929
"Cererithyris wylliei" = Tubithyris wylliei Weir 1929
 Terebratulida - Loboidothyrididae
"Charltonithyris africana" = Arabatia africana, "Charltonithyris bihinensis" = Arabatia bihinensis, Sphaeroidothyris browni
"Charltonithyris africana" = Arabatia africana Weir 1929
"Charltonithyris bihinensis" = Arabatia bihinensis Weir 1929
Sphaeroidothyris browni Muir-Wood 1935
 Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae
Burmirhynchia weiri Diaz-Romero 1931
Daghanirhynchia daghaniensis n. gen. n. sp. Muir-Wood 1935
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Chlamys curvivarians Dietrich 1933 scallop
 Ostreida - Eligmidae
Eligmus polytypus Eudes-Deslongchamps 1856 oyster
Eligmus weiri Cox 1935 oyster
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Gryphaea costellata Douvillé 1916 oyster
"Exogyra nana" = Nanogyra (Nanogyra) nana Sowerby 1822 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
"Mytilus (Arcomytilus) laitmairensis" = Arcomytilus laitmairensis, "Mytilus (Modiolus) imbricatus" = Modiolus (Modiolus) imbricatus
"Mytilus (Arcomytilus) laitmairensis" = Arcomytilus laitmairensis de Loriol 1883 mussel
"Mytilus (Modiolus) imbricatus" = Modiolus (Modiolus) imbricatus Sowerby 1818 mussel
 Thraciida - Thraciidae
Thracia viceliacensis d'Orbigny 1850 clam
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
"Pholadomya (Homomya) inornata" = Homomya inornata
"Pholadomya (Homomya) inornata" = Homomya inornata Sowerby 1837 clam
Gastropoda
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
Globularia sp., "Ampullella sp." = Ampullina
Globularia sp. Swainson 1840 snail
"Ampullella sp." = Ampullina Férussac 1822 snail
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
 Heterostropha - Cylindrobullinidae
"Cylindrites sp." = Rugalindrites
"Cylindrites sp." = Rugalindrites Gründel and Nützel 2012 snail
 Heterostropha - Bullinidae
"Cylindrites cf. striatus" = Sulcoactaeon striata
"Cylindrites cf. striatus" = Sulcoactaeon striata Lissajous 1923 snail
 Architectonicoidea - Architectonicidae
Architectonica sp. Röding 1798 sundial