Daghani, bed 219 (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"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

• brownish-grey limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: L. R. Cox. 1935. Jurassic Gastropoda and Lamellibranchia. The Mesozoic Palaeontology of British Somaliland, Geology and Palaeontology of British Somaliland, II 148-197 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 92991: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 21.12.2009

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Postepithyrididae
"Terebratula cf. subsella" = Xestosina subsella
"Terebratula cf. subsella" = Xestosina subsella Leymerie 1846
 Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae
Somalirhynchia africana Weir 1925
var. jordanica
Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Ostrea (Liostrea) dubiensis" = Praeexogyra dubiensis
"Ostrea (Liostrea) dubiensis" = Praeexogyra dubiensis Contejean 1859 oyster
 Ostreida - Palaeolophidae
"Lopha cf. gregarea" = Actinostreon gregareum
"Lopha cf. gregarea" = Actinostreon gregareum Sowerby 1816 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
"Mytilus (Modiolus) imbricatus" = Modiolus (Modiolus) imbricatus
"Mytilus (Modiolus) imbricatus" = Modiolus (Modiolus) imbricatus Sowerby 1818 mussel
 Megalodontida - Ceratomyopsidae
"Ceromyopsis somaliensis" = Ceratomyopsis somaliensis
"Ceromyopsis somaliensis" = Ceratomyopsis somaliensis Weir 1929 clam
Gastropoda
 Heterobranchia - Nerineidae
Nerinea somaliensis Weir 1925 snail