f3/4/4 (Profil 14, Faljet Jdar/Ed-Dghaghra) (Jurassic of Tunisia)

Where: Tunisia (33.0° N, 10.5° E: paleocoordinates 21.5° N, 11.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Tataouine Formation, Oxfordian (163.5 - 157.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; lithified, calcareous marl

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

Collection methods: surface (in situ), mechanical,

Primary reference: S. Holzapfel. 1998. Palökologie benthischer Faunengemeinschaften und Taxonomie der Bivalven im Jura von Südtunesien. Beringeria - Würzburger geowissenschaftliche Mitteilungen (22)1-199 [F. Fursich/D. Hempfling/M. Gahr]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 13953: authorized by Franz Fursich, entered by Danica Hempfling on 06.05.2002

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Echinoidea
 Salenioida - Acrosaleniidae
 Euechinoidea - Hemicidaridae
Crinoidea
 Millericrinida - Millericrinidae
Pomatocrinus sp. Desor 1845 Sea lily
Gastropoda
 Sorbeoconcha - Aporrhaidae
Aporrhaiidae indet. Gray 1850 snail
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
Globularia formosa Morris and Lycett 1851 snail
Globularia coxi Stefanini 1939 snail
Bivalvia
 Thraciida - Thraciidae
Thracia cf. viceliacensis d'Orbigny 1850 clam
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
Arcomya sp. Agassiz 1838 clam
"Bucardiomya lirata" = Pholadomya (Bucardiomya) clam
 Megalodontida - Ceratomyopsidae
Ceratomyopsis striata d'Orbigny 1822 clam
 Cardiida - Kalenteridae
"Myoconcha rathieriana" = Myoconcha rathieri
"Myoconcha rathieriana" = Myoconcha rathieri d'Orbigny 1850 clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Tendagurium propebanneianum Dietrich 1933 cockle
Protocardia intexta Muenster 1837 cockle
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
Anisocardia sp. Munier-Chalmas 1863 clam
 Pholadida - Ceratomyidae
Ceratomya wimmisensis Gillieron 1886 clam
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
"Modiolus imbricatus" = Modiolus (Modiolus) imbricatus
"Modiolus imbricatus" = Modiolus (Modiolus) imbricatus Sowerby 1818 mussel
 Mytilida - Crenellidae
Musculus somaliensis Cox 1935 mussel
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
 Ostreida - Palaeolophidae
Actinostreon costatum, "Actinostreon solitarium" = Actinostreon gregareum
"Actinostreon solitarium" = Actinostreon gregareum Sowerby 1816 oyster
 Ostreida - Bakevelliidae
Costigervillia crassicosta Morris and Lycett 1853 oyster
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Sellithyrididae
""Terebratula" ("") cf. engeli" = Sellithyris engeli
""Terebratula" ("") cf. engeli" = Sellithyris engeli Rollier 1918
 Terebratulida - Terebratulidae