Deir-Alla 2 B4 (Jurassic of Jordan)

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

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Mughanniyya Formation (Azab Group), Callovian (166.1 - 163.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified wackestone

• marley 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 35471: authorized by Franz Fursich, entered by Franz Fursich on 17.12.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Terebratulida - Loboidothyrididae
"Cererithyris bihinensis" = Arabatia bihinensis
"Cererithyris bihinensis" = Arabatia bihinensis Weir 1929
 Ostreida - Eligmidae
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Modiolus sp. Lamarck 1801 mussel
 Pholadida - Ceratomyidae
Ceratomya concentrica Sowerby 1822 clam
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
Anisocardia "sp." Munier-Chalmas 1863 clam
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Pseudomelania sp. Pictet and Campiche 1862 turrid