Daghani, bed 216 (Jurassic of Somalia)

Where: Somalia (10.3° N, 45.1° E: paleocoordinates 12.0° S, 29.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Gahodleh Shale Formation, Oxfordian (163.5 - 157.3 Ma)

• "Argovian", base of Gahodleh Shale

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithified shale

• shale and calcareous mudstone

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 93000: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 21.12.2009

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Loboidothyrididae
Ptyctothyris daghaniensis n. sp., ""Terebratula" aualites" = Loboidothyris aualites
Ptyctothyris daghaniensis n. sp. Muir-Wood 1935
""Terebratula" aualites" = Loboidothyris aualites Stefanini 1925
 Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
"Parallelodon egertonianus" = Grammatodon (Indogrammatodon) egertonianus
"Parallelodon egertonianus" = Grammatodon (Indogrammatodon) egertonianus Stoliczka 1865 clam
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Exogyra fourtaui" = Nanogyra (Nanogyra) nana
"Exogyra fourtaui" = Nanogyra (Nanogyra) nana Sowerby 1822 oyster
 Carditida - Astartidae
"Astarte scytalis" = Seebachia (Eoseebachia) sowerbyana Holdhaus 1913 clam
Gastropoda
 Trochoidea - Proconulidae
Proconulus arabiensis Newton 1908 snail