King Talal dam T1 (Jurassic of Jordan)

Where: Jordan (32.2° N, 35.6° E: paleocoordinates 10.8° N, 30.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Mughanniyya Formation (Azab Group), Middle Jurassic (174.1 - 163.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; unlithified siltstone

• silt

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 35357: authorized by Franz Fursich, entered by Franz Fursich on 05.12.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Chlamys textoria Schlotheim 1820 scallop
 Ostreida - Malleidae
Eligmus rollandi Douvillé 1907 oyster
var. jabbokensis
 Pterioida -
 Pholadida - Ceratomyidae
Ceratomya wimmisensis Gillieron 1886 clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
 Littorinoidea - Purpurinidae
 Hypsogastropoda - Coelostylinidae
Coelostylina sp. Kittl 1894 snail
 Stomopneustoida - Stomechinidae
Polycyphus sp. Agassiz and Desor 1846 sea urchin
 Terebratulida - Eudesiidae
"Eudesia magharensis" = Eudesia (Sphriganaria) magharensis
"Eudesia magharensis" = Eudesia (Sphriganaria) magharensis Farag 1960
 Terebratulida - Lissajousithyrididae
 Terebratulida - Loboidothyrididae
 Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae
Daghanirhynchia "sp. A" Muir-Wood 1935