Djebel Cheid (Cretaceous of Tunisia)

Where: Tunisia (36.4° N, 9.3° E: paleocoordinates 20.6° N, 13.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Aptian (125.0 - 113.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. Alloiteau. 1960. Sur le genre Clausastrea [About the genus Clausastrea]. Annales de Paleontologie 46:1-46 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 87798: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 25.03.2009

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Taxonomic list

Textulariina
 Orbitolinacea - Orbitolinidae
"Orbitolina discoidea" = Orbitolina discoideaconoidea Gras 1852
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Sellithyrididae
"Terebratula sella" = Sellithyris sella
"Terebratula sella" = Sellithyris sella Sowerby 1823
 Rhynchonellida - Cyclothyrididae
"Rhynchonella gibbsiana" = Cyclothyris gibbsiana
"Rhynchonella gibbsiana" = Cyclothyris gibbsiana Sowerby 1829
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Parahoplitidae
Echinoidea
 Cidaroida - Cidaridae
Cidaris cf. pretiosa pencil urchin
 Salenioida - Saleniidae
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Clausastrea bolzei n. sp. Alloiteau 1960 stony coral