King Talal dam T5 (Jurassic of Jordan)

Where: Jordan (32.2° N, 35.8° E: paleocoordinates 10.8° N, 30.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified packstone

• dolomitic packstone

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 35548: authorized by Franz Fursich, entered by Franz Fursich on 21.12.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Chlamys textoria Schlotheim 1820 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Plagiostoma "sp.A" Sowerby 1814 file clam
 Ostreida - Palaeolophidae
"Lopha gregarea" = Actinostreon gregareum
"Lopha gregarea" = Actinostreon gregareum Sowerby 1816 oyster
 Ostreida - Malleidae
Eligmus rollandi Douvillé 1907 oyster
Eligmus rollandi var. jabbokensis (55 specimens out of 166)
 Pterioida -
 Megalodontida - Ceratomyopsidae
Ceratomyopsis striata d'Orbigny 1822 clam
 Thraciida - Thraciidae
Thracia viceliacensis d'Orbigny 1850 clam
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
Pholadomya lirata Sowerby 1818 clam
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
 Architectibranchia - Cylindrobullinidae
"Cylindrites sp." = Rugalindrites
"Cylindrites sp." = Rugalindrites Gründel and Nützel 2012 snail
 Terebratulida - Eudesiidae
"Eudesia (Sphriganaria) subcircularis" = Eudesia (Sphriganaria) magharensis, "Eudesia (Sphriganaria) bramkampi" = Eudesia (Sphriganaria) cardioides
"Eudesia (Sphriganaria) subcircularis" = Eudesia (Sphriganaria) magharensis Farag 1960
"Eudesia (Sphriganaria) bramkampi" = Eudesia (Sphriganaria) cardioides Douvillé 1916
 Terebratulida - Lobothyrididae
Tubithyris chouberti Rousselle 1965
 Terebratulida - Loboidothyrididae
 Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae