Mt. Guresu, level 1 (Jurassic of Ethiopia)

Where: Ethiopia (9.5° N, 42.6° E: paleocoordinates 11.8° S, 27.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Callovian (166.1 - 163.5 Ma)

• level 1: 2075-2080 m, "Oolite inferiore"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

• marly 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 93481: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 19.01.2010

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Megalodontida - Dicerocardiidae
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
Gastropoda
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
"Ampullina coxi" = Globularia coxi
"Ampullina coxi" = Globularia coxi Stefanini 1939 snail
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
Aporrhais sp. da Costa 1778 snail
 Littorinoidea - Purpurinidae