Ambal Hill (Jurassic of Somalia)

Where: Somalia (10.4° N, 45.8° E: paleocoordinates 12.6° S, 30.6° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Kimmeridgian (157.3 - 152.1 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified limestone

• grey impure limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: H. M. Muir-Wood. 1935. Jurassic Brachiopoda. The Mesozoic Palaeontology of British Somaliland, Geology and Palaeontology of British Somaliland, II 75-147 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 93019: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 22.12.2009

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Zeilleriidae
Somalitela ambalensis n. gen. n. sp.
Somalitela ambalensis n. gen. n. sp. Muir-Wood 1935