Jebel Buhays, section 1 (Cretaceous to of the United Arab Emirates)

Where: United Arab Emirates (25.0° N, 55.8° E: paleocoordinates 4.2° N, 46.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Simsima Formation, Late/Upper Campanian to Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 66.0 Ma)

• Loose block derived from the basal bed of the Simsima Formation (original Lower Maastrichtian)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified, shelly/skeletal limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: W. J. Kennedy. 1995. Maastrichtian ammonites from the United Arab Emirates-Oman border region. Bulletin of the Natural History Museum, Geology Series 51:241-250 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 175467: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 12.12.2015

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Taxonomic list

 Ammonitida - Pachydiscidae
"Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) dossantoi" = Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) dossantosi
"Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) dossantoi" = Pachydiscus (Pachydiscus) dossantosi Maury 1930 ammonite
 Nautilida - Hercoglossidae
Cimomia aff. sowerbyana d'Orbigny 1840 nautiloid
Deltoidonautilus salisfilius Morris 1995 nautiloid