Tal el Dhahab S7 (Jurassic of Jordan)

Where: Jordan (32.2° N, 35.7° 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; unlithified claystone

• unlithified marl

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 35748: authorized by Franz Fursich, entered by Simone Hicks on 06.01.2004, edited by Franz Fursich, Marko Manojlovic and Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ostreida - Malleidae
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
Trichites sp. Lhuyd 1760 oyster
 Thraciida - Thraciidae
Thracia viceliacensis d'Orbigny 1850 clam
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
Pholadomya acuminata Hartmann 1830 clam
Pholadomya lirata Sowerby 1818 clam
 Terebratulida - Eudesiidae
"Eudesia magharensis" = Eudesia (Sphriganaria) magharensis Farag 1960
 Terebratulida - Loboidothyrididae
 Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae
Schizoria elongata1 Cooper 1989
Daghanirhynchia "sp.A" Muir-Wood 1935
Daghanirhynchia susanae n. sp.1 Feldman et al. 2012
Daghanirhynchia rawyaensis n. sp.2 Feldman et al. 2014
Daghanirhynchia macfadyeni2 Muir-Wood 1935
Daghanirhynchia jordanica n. sp.2 Feldman et al. 2014
Talexirhynchia kadishi n. gen. n. sp.3 Feldman et al. 2015
Pycnoria magna1 Cooper 1989
 Rhynchonellida - Cyclothyrididae
Eurysites rotundus1 Cooper 1989