Hajjah (Jurassic to of Yemen)

Where: Yemen (15.7° N, 43.6° E: paleocoordinates 8.5° S, 27.5° 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 94518: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 25.02.2010

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Megalodontida - Ceratomyopsidae
"Isocardia striata" = Ceratomyopsis striata
"Isocardia striata" = Ceratomyopsis striata d'Orbigny 1822 clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
"Cardium bannesianum" = Integricardium bannesianum
"Cardium bannesianum" = Integricardium bannesianum Contejean 1859 cockle
 Pandorida - Laternulidae
"Anatina (Cercomya) sp." = Cercomya
"Anatina (Cercomya) sp." = Cercomya Agassiz 1843 clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Gastropoda
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Natica sp. Scopoli 1777 moon snail