Halle (Jurassic of Ethiopia)

Where: Ethiopia (9.5° N, 42.1° E: paleocoordinates 12.4° S, 26.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• "Oolite medio"

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep 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 93499: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 20.01.2010, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Postepithyrididae
"Terebratula suprajurensis" = Xestosina suprajurensis
"Terebratula suprajurensis" = Xestosina suprajurensis Thurmann 1862
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Eopecten velatus Goldfuss 1833 scallop
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Mytilus jurensis, "Mytilus (Modiolus) imbricatus" = Modiolus (Modiolus) imbricatus
Mytilus jurensis Merian 1836 mussel
"Mytilus (Modiolus) imbricatus" = Modiolus (Modiolus) imbricatus Sowerby 1818 mussel
 Pholadida - Ceratomyidae
Ceratomya cf. excentrica Roemer 1836 clam
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
"Cyprina sp." = Arctica
"Cyprina sp." = Arctica Schumacher 1817 clam
 Pandorida - Laternulidae
Cercomya bottegoi n. sp. Jaboli 1959 clam
 Thraciida - Thraciidae
Thracia incerta Thurmann 1836 clam
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
"Pholadomya protei" = Pholadomya (Bucardiomya) protei, "Pholadomya (Homomya) laitmairensis" = Homomya
"Pholadomya protei" = Pholadomya (Bucardiomya) protei Brongniart 1821 clam
"Pholadomya (Homomya) laitmairensis" = Homomya clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Lucina "sp. 1" Bruguière 1797 clam
 Lucinida - Mactromyidae
Mactromya quadrata Rollier 1913 clam