Arda A2 (Jurassic of Jordan)

Where: Jordan (32.1° N, 35.6° E: paleocoordinates 10.9° N, 30.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Silal Formation (Azab Group), Bajocian (170.3 - 168.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified wackestone

• dolomitic 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 35702: authorized by Franz Fursich, entered by Simone Hicks on 05.01.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Lobothyrididae
Tubithyris chouberti Rousselle 1965
 Terebratulida - Loboidothyrididae
Bivalvia
 Pholadida - Ceratomyidae
Ceratomya sp. Sandberger 1864 clam
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae