Deir-Alla 1 D20 (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 floatstone

• bioclastic floatstone

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 35355: authorized by Franz Fursich, entered by Franz Fursich on 05.12.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Chlamys (Chlamys) textoria" = Chlamys textoria
"Chlamys (Chlamys) textoria" = Chlamys textoria Schlotheim 1820 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Plagiostoma "sp. A" Sowerby 1814 file clam
 Ostreida - Malleidae
 Mytilida - Crenellidae
Musculus (Musculus) sp. Roding 1798 mussel
 Pholadida - Ceratomyidae
Ceratomya sp. Sandberger 1864 clam
Ceratomya concentrica Sowerby 1822 clam
Ceratomya wimmisensis Gillieron 1886 clam
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
Isocyprina sp. Röder 1882 clam
Anisocardia "sp. B" Munier-Chalmas 1863 clam
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
 Lucinida - Mactromyidae
Mactromya aequalis Agassiz 1843 clam
 Littorinoidea - Purpurinidae
 Terebratulida - Eudesiidae