Mt. Ualinsi, upper level (Jurassic of Ethiopia)

Where: Ethiopia (9.5° N, 42.4° E: paleocoordinates 12.0° S, 26.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Oxfordian (161.2 - 155.7 Ma)

• "Oolite inferiore"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: D. Jaboli. 1959. Fossili Giurassici dell'Harar (Africa Orientale): Brachiopodi, Lamellibranchi e Gasteropodi [Jurassic fossils from Harar (Eastern Africa): brachiopods, lamellibranchs and gastropods]. Missione Geologica dell'Azienda Italiana Petroli (AGIP) nella Dancalia Meridionale e sugli Altipiani Hararini 4(1):3-100 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 93479: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 19.01.2010

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae
"Rhynchonella (Somalirhynchia) somalica" = Somalirhynchia somalica, Rhynchonella (Somalirhynchia) africana
"Rhynchonella (Somalirhynchia) somalica" = Somalirhynchia somalica Dacque 1905
Rhynchonella (Somalirhynchia) africana Weir 1925
var. mesoloba and guresuensis