Kuhlan (Jurassic to of Yemen)

Where: Yemen (15.7° N, 43.7° E: paleocoordinates 8.5° S, 27.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Oxfordian to Oxfordian (163.5 - 152.1 Ma)

• Sequanian-Kimmeridgian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified, argillaceous limestone

• grey-yellow marly limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

Primary reference: E. Basse. 1930. Contribution a l'etude du Jurassique superieur (facies Corallien) en Ethiopie et en Arabie meridionale [Studies about the Upper Jurassic (Corallian facies) in Ethiopia and southern Arabia]. Memoires de la Societe Geologique de France 14:105-155 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 94504: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 24.02.2010, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Postepithyrididae
"Terebratula subsella" = Xestosina subsella
"Terebratula subsella" = Xestosina subsella Leymerie 1846
 Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae
Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Exogyra bruntrutana" = Nanogyra (Nanogyra) nana
"Exogyra bruntrutana" = Nanogyra (Nanogyra) nana Sowerby 1822 oyster
 Ostreida - Palaeolophidae
"Alectryonia pulligera" = Actinostreon gregareum
"Alectryonia pulligera" = Actinostreon gregareum Sowerby 1816 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Arcomytilus laitmairensis1 de Loriol 1883 mussel
"Modiola subangustissima" = Mytilus (Modiola) subangustissimus Dacque 1905 mussel
 Megalodontida - Ceratomyopsidae
"Isocardia striata" = Ceratomyopsis striata
"Isocardia striata" = Ceratomyopsis striata d'Orbigny 1822 clam
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
"Pholadomya protei" = Pholadomya (Bucardiomya) protei
"Pholadomya protei" = Pholadomya (Bucardiomya) protei Brongniart 1821 clam
Gastropoda
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
"Natica hemisphaerica" = Globularia hemisphaerica
"Natica hemisphaerica" = Globularia hemisphaerica Roemer 1836 snail
 Stromboidea - Tylostomatidae
Tylostoma sp. Sharpe 1849 snail