Mt. Hakim, lower level (Jurassic of Ethiopia)

Where: Ethiopia (9.3° N, 42.1° E: paleocoordinates 11.8° S, 26.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Callovian (166.1 - 163.5 Ma)

• lower level: 2015 m, "Oolite inferiore"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

• limestone with crinoids

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 93492: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 20.01.2010

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Terebratulidae
 Terebratulida - Postepithyrididae
"Terebratula ferrandii" = Kutchithyris ferrandii
"Terebratula ferrandii" = Kutchithyris ferrandii Stefanini 1932
 Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae
Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Gryphaea costellata Douvillé 1916 oyster
 Ostreida - Palaeolophidae
"Arctostrea rastellaris" = Actinostreon gregareum
"Arctostrea rastellaris" = Actinostreon gregareum Sowerby 1816 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
"Mytilus (Modiolus) imbricatus" = Modiolus (Modiolus) imbricatus
"Mytilus (Modiolus) imbricatus" = Modiolus (Modiolus) imbricatus Sowerby 1818 mussel
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
Pholadomya lirata Sowerby 1818 clam
Gastropoda
 Littorinoidea - Purpurinidae
Stromatoporoidea
 Stromatoporida - Stromatoporidae
Stromatopora gortanii n. sp. Zuffardi-Comerci 1959
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Heliocoenia etalloni Koby 1881 stony coral