Ida Kabeita Hill (Jurassic to of Somalia)

Where: Somalia (10.1° N, 45.3° E: paleocoordinates 12.1° S, 29.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified 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 93012: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 21.12.2009

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Loboidothyrididae
"Charltonithyris bihinensis" = Arabatia bihinensis1
"Charltonithyris bihinensis" = Arabatia bihinensis1 Weir 1929
 Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae
Burmirhynchia cavagnarii1 Diaz-Romero 1931
Daghanirhynchia kabeitensis n. sp.1 Muir-Wood 1935
Daghanirhynchia farquharsoni n. sp.1 Muir-Wood 1935
Daghanirhynchia macfadyeni1 Muir-Wood 1935
Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Eligmidae
Eligmus weiri Cox 1935 oyster
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Gryphaea costellata Douvillé 1916 oyster
 Ostreida - Palaeolophidae
"Lopha cf. gregarea" = Actinostreon gregareum
"Lopha cf. gregarea" = Actinostreon gregareum Sowerby 1816 oyster
Demospongea
 Axinellida - Milleporellidae
"Milleporidium somaliense" = Steineria somaliensis2
"Milleporidium somaliense" = Steineria somaliensis2 Zuffardi-Comerci 1931 demosponge
Stromatoporoidea
 Actinostromatida - Actinostromatidae
Actinostroma praesalevensis2 Zuffardi-Comerci 1932
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Conophyllidae
Isastrocoenia lobata2 Gregory 1925 stony coral