Eruduwe (Jurassic to of Somalia)

Where: Somalia (11.1° N, 48.9° E: paleocoordinates 12.2° S, 33.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• 2 levels: lower Callovian unit and upper Argovian unit

• 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 93015: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 21.12.2009

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Lobothyrididae
"Loboidothyris cf. jubaensis" = Tubithyris jubaensis
"Loboidothyris cf. jubaensis" = Tubithyris jubaensis Weir 1929
 Terebratulida - Trigonithyrididae
Trigonithyris eruduwensis n. gen. n. sp. Muir-Wood 1935
 Terebratulida - Loboidothyrididae
Bihenithyris barringtoni Muir-Wood 1935
Sphaeroidothyris browni n. sp. Muir-Wood 1935
 Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae
Burmirhynchia cavagnarii Diaz-Romero 1931
Burmirhynchia weiri Diaz-Romero 1931
Somalirhynchia tumida Muir-Wood 1935
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Limidae
Lima cf. schardti de Loriol 1883 file clam
 Ostreida - Eligmidae
Eligmus polytypus Eudes-Deslongchamps 1856 oyster
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Ostrea (Liostrea) dubiensis" = Praeexogyra dubiensis
"Ostrea (Liostrea) dubiensis" = Praeexogyra dubiensis Contejean 1859 oyster
 Ostreida - Palaeolophidae
"Lopha solitaria" = Actinostreon gregareum
"Lopha solitaria" = Actinostreon gregareum Sowerby 1816 oyster