IGM-3514 Urqub As Saqla, Az Zarqa area, Shuayb Formation (Cretaceous of Jordan)

Where: Jordan (32.1° N, 36.3° E: paleocoordinates 11.2° N, 29.7° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Shuayb Formation (Ajlun Group), Early/Lower Turonian (93.5 - 89.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal shelf; lithified limestone

• thinly bedded limestone and marly limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. C. Perrilliat, F. Ahmad, and F. J. Vega. 2006. Upper Cretaceous (Cenomanian-Turonian) bivalves from northern Jordan, Middle East. Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geologicas 23(1):96-106 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 66799: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 17.10.2006

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Taxonomic list

• Gastropods, ammonites, echinoids, dasycladacean algae, foraminifera and ostracods reported to be present, but not listed.
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
"Arca (Eonavicula) sp." = Eonavicula
"Arca (Eonavicula) sp." = Eonavicula Arkell 1929 clam
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
? Mytiloides sp. Brongniart 1822 clam
? Inoceramus sp. Sowerby 1814 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Neithea (Neithea) dutrugei Dutrugei 1862 scallop
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
Plicatula cf. ferryi Coquand 1862 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Exogyra conica" = Laevigyra luynesi Lartet 1872 oyster
"Exogyra columba" = Rhynchostreon suborbiculatum Lamarck 1801 oyster
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
? Pholadomya sp. Sowerby 1823 clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae