Wadi Nimr R11 (Jurassic of Jordan)

Where: Jordan (32.1° 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 lime mudstone

• dolomitic lime 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 35700: authorized by Franz Fursich, entered by Simone Hicks on 05.01.2004, edited by Franz Fursich

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Chlamys (Chlamys) textoria" = Chlamys textoria
"Chlamys (Chlamys) textoria" = Chlamys textoria Schlotheim 1820 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
"Lima (Plagiostoma) cf. schimperi" = Plagiostoma, "Plagiostoma "sp.A"" = Plagiostoma
"Lima (Plagiostoma) cf. schimperi" = Plagiostoma file clam
"Plagiostoma "sp.A"" = Plagiostoma Sowerby 1814 file clam
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
 Ostreida - Palaeolophidae
 Ostreida - Malleidae
 Ostreida - Bakevelliidae
Bakevellia waltoni Lycett 1863 oyster
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
Trichites sp. Lhuyd 1760 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
 Pholadida - Ceratomyidae
Ceratomya excentrica Roemer 1836 clam
 Megalodontida - Ceratomyopsidae
Ceratomyopsis striata d'Orbigny 1822 clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
 Thraciida - Thraciidae
Thracia viceliacensis d'Orbigny 1850 clam
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
 Lucinida - Mactromyidae
Mactromya aequalis Agassiz 1843 clam
Gastropoda
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
Globularia sp. Swainson 1840 snail
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
 Littorinoidea - Purpurinidae
 Pleurotomariida - Pleurotomariidae
Bathrotomaria sp. Cox 1956 snail
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Eudesiidae
Eudesia (Xenorina) sp., "Eudesia (Sphriganaria) bramkampi" = Eudesia (Sphriganaria) cardioides
"Eudesia (Sphriganaria) bramkampi" = Eudesia (Sphriganaria) cardioides Douvillé 1916
 Terebratulida - Lobothyrididae
Tubithyris chouberti Rousselle 1965
 Terebratulida - Lissajousithyrididae
Monsardithyris sp. Almeras 1970
 Terebratulida - Loboidothyrididae
 Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae
Burmirhynchia moulani Alméras 1987