Deir-Alla 1 D21 (Jurassic of Jordan)

Where: Jordan (32.2° N, 35.7° E: paleocoordinates 10.9° N, 30.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Dhahab Formation (Azab Group), Bajocian (170.3 - 168.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified wackestone

• bioclastic wackestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, original calcite, replaced with calcite

Collection methods: bulk, mechanical,

Primary reference: F. Ahmad. 1998. Taxonomy and palaeoecology of the benthic macroinvertebrate fauna from the Middle Jurassic of northwestern Jordan. [F. Fursich/F. Fursich/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35323: authorized by Franz Fursich, entered by Franz Fursich on 28.11.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Terebratulida - Eudesiidae
"Eudesia (Sphriganaria) bramkampi" = Eudesia (Sphriganaria) cardioides
"Eudesia (Sphriganaria) bramkampi" = Eudesia (Sphriganaria) cardioides Douvillé 1916
 Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Eopecten velatus, "Chlamys (Chlamys) textoria" = Chlamys textoria
Eopecten velatus Goldfuss 1833 scallop
"Chlamys (Chlamys) textoria" = Chlamys textoria Schlotheim 1820 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Ctenostreon sp. Eichwald 1862 file clam
 Ostreida - Eligmidae
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
 Ostreida - Bakevelliidae
Bakevellia sp. King 1848 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Arcomytilus laitmairensis de Loriol 1883 mussel
 Pholadida - Ceratomyidae
Ceratomya concentrica Sowerby 1822 clam
 Megalodontida - Ceratomyopsidae
Ceratomyopsis "sp. A" Cossmann 1915 clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
 Thraciida - Thraciidae
Thracia sp. Blainville 1824 clam
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
Homomya sp. Agassiz 1843 clam
 Lucinida - Mactromyidae
Mactromya aequalis Agassiz 1843 clam
 Littorinoidea - Purpurinidae