Daghani, bed 217 (Jurassic to of Somalia)

Where: Somalia (10.3° N, 45.1° E: paleocoordinates 11.9° S, 29.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Bihen Limestone Formation, Callovian to Callovian (166.1 - 157.3 Ma)

• "Divesian/Argovian", top of Bihen Limestone

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

• brownish-grey limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: H. D. Thomas. 1935. Jurassic corals and Hydrozoa, together with a re-description of Astraea caryophylloides Goldfuss. The Mesozoic Palaeontology of British Somaliland, Geology and Palaeontology of British Somaliland, II 23-39 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 92962: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 18.12.2009

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Chlamys curvivarians1 Dietrich 1933 scallop
 Megalodontida - Dicerocardiidae
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
Venilicardia hunti n. sp.1 Cox 1935 clam
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
Pholadomya aubryi1 Douville 1886 clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Lucina sp.1 Bruguière 1797 clam
 Lucinida - Mactromyidae
Mactromya aequalis1 Agassiz 1843 clam
Mactromya cf. crassa1 Agassiz 1845 clam
 Trigoniida - Trigoniidae
Trigonia cf. reticulata1 Agassiz 1841 clam
Gastropoda
 Heterobranchia - Nerineidae
Nerinea somaliensis1 Weir 1925 snail
Demospongea
 Axinellida - Milleporellidae
"Milleporidium somaliense" = Steineria somaliensis
"Milleporidium somaliense" = Steineria somaliensis Zuffardi-Comerci 1931 demosponge
Stromatoporoidea
 Actinostromatida - Actinostromatidae
Actinostroma praesalevensis Zuffardi-Comerci 1932
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Stylina sp. Lamarck 1816 stony coral
Stylina macfadyeni n. sp. Thomas 1935 stony coral
Stylina lortphillipsi Gregory 1896 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Ovalastrea bihinensis Gregory 1925 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Haplaraeidae
Meandraraea somalica n. sp. Thomas 1935 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae
Amphiastrea gibberosa Gregory 1925 stony coral