Wadi Nimr R1 (Jurassic of Jordan)

Where: Jordan (32.1° N, 35.6° E: paleocoordinates 10.8° N, 30.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Hamam Formation (Azab Group), Bathonian (168.3 - 166.1 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified sandstone

• bedded medium sandstone with thalassinoides

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 35669: authorized by Franz Fursich, entered by Simone Hicks on 04.01.2004, edited by Franz Fursich

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Chlamys textoria Schlotheim 1820 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Plagiostoma "sp.A" Sowerby 1814 file clam
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
 Ostreida - Malleidae
Eligmus rollandi Douvillé 1907 oyster
92 of 380 individuals are var. jabbokensis
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Arcomytilus laitmairensis de Loriol 1883 mussel
Inoperna sp. Conrad 1873 mussel
"Modiolus imbricatus" = Modiolus (Modiolus) imbricatus Sowerby 1818 mussel
 Pholadida - Ceratomyidae
Ceratomya excentrica Roemer 1836 clam
 Megalodontida - Ceratomyopsidae
Ceratomyopsis striata d'Orbigny 1822 clam
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
Pholadomya acuminata Hartmann 1830 clam
Pholadomya lirata Sowerby 1818 clam
 Lucinida - Mactromyidae
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
 Trochoidea - Proconulidae
Proconulus sp. Cossmann 1918 snail
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Eudesiidae
Eudesia (Xenorina) sp., "Eudesia (Sphriganaria) subcircularis" = Eudesia (Sphriganaria) magharensis
"Eudesia (Sphriganaria) subcircularis" = Eudesia (Sphriganaria) magharensis Farag 1960
 Terebratulida - Lobothyrididae
Tubithyris chouberti Rousselle 1965
 Terebratulida - Loboidothyrididae
 Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae