Cugnan Quoscè (Jurassic of Ethiopia)

Where: Ethiopia (9.5° N, 42.3° E: paleocoordinates 12.5° S, 27.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Kimmeridgian (155.7 - 150.8 Ma)

• "Oolite medio"

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

• marly-sandy limestones

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 93494: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 20.01.2010

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Lissajousithyrididae
"Terebratula (Plectoidothyris) ruspolii" = Monsardithyris ruspolii
"Terebratula (Plectoidothyris) ruspolii" = Monsardithyris ruspolii Stefanini 1932
 Terebratulida - Postepithyrididae
"Terebratula suprajurensis" = Xestosina suprajurensis
"Terebratula suprajurensis" = Xestosina suprajurensis Thurmann 1862
Bivalvia
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
"Mytilus (Pharomytilus) perplicatus" = Inoperna perplicata, Mytilus jurensis, "Mytilus (Modiolus) imbricatus" = Modiolus (Modiolus) imbricatus
"Mytilus (Pharomytilus) perplicatus" = Inoperna perplicata Etallon 1863 mussel
Mytilus jurensis Merian 1836 mussel
"Mytilus (Modiolus) imbricatus" = Modiolus (Modiolus) imbricatus Sowerby 1818 mussel
 Pholadida - Ceratomyidae
Ceratomya cf. excentrica Roemer 1836 clam
 Megalodontida - Ceratomyopsidae
Ceratomyopsis sp., "Ceromyopsis cf. striata" = Ceratomyopsis striata
Ceratomyopsis sp. Cossmann 1915 clam
"Ceromyopsis cf. striata" = Ceratomyopsis striata d'Orbigny 1822 clam
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
"Cyprina sp." = Arctica
"Cyprina sp." = Arctica Schumacher 1817 clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
"Cardium bannesianum" = Integricardium bannesianum Contejean 1859 cockle
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
"Pholadomya protei" = Pholadomya (Bucardiomya) protei
"Pholadomya protei" = Pholadomya (Bucardiomya) protei Brongniart 1821 clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Lucina "sp. 1" Bruguière 1797 clam
Lucina "sp. 2" Bruguière 1797 clam
Lucina cecchii n. sp. Jaboli 1959 clam
Corbis scarsellai n. sp. Jaboli 1959 clam
 Lucinida - Mactromyidae
Mactromya quadrata Rollier 1913 clam
Gastropoda
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
Ampullina sp. Férussac 1822 snail
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Montlivaltia dilatata Michelin 1843 stony coral
Montlivaltia compressoides Koby 1883 stony coral