Wadi Nimr R8 (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 mudstone

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 35674: 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
 Ostreida - Malleidae
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Arcomytilus laitmairensis de Loriol 1883 mussel
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Gastropoda
 Littorinoidea - Purpurinidae
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Eudesiidae
 Terebratulida - Loboidothyrididae
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Comoseris sp. d'Orbigny 1849 stony coral
Chomatoseris sp. Thomas 1935 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae
Thamnasteria sp. LeSauvage 1823 stony coral