Gobelli (Jurassic of Ethiopia)

Where: Ethiopia (8.6° N, 42.1° E: paleocoordinates 12.5° S, 26.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Callovian (166.1 - 163.5 Ma)

• "Oolite inferiore"

• group of beds-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 93530: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 21.01.2010

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Rhynchonellida - Septirhynchiidae
"Rhynchonella (Septirhynchia) azaisi" = Septirhynchia azaisi
"Rhynchonella (Septirhynchia) azaisi" = Septirhynchia azaisi Cottreau 1924
Bivalvia
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
"Mytilus (Pharomytilus) perplicatus" = Inoperna perplicata, "Mytilus (Modiolus) imbricatus" = Modiolus (Modiolus) imbricatus
"Mytilus (Pharomytilus) perplicatus" = Inoperna perplicata Etallon 1863 mussel
"Mytilus (Modiolus) imbricatus" = Modiolus (Modiolus) imbricatus Sowerby 1818 mussel
Gastropoda
 Heterobranchia - Nerineidae
Nerinea sp. Deshayes 1827 snail
Nerinea somaliensis Weir 1925 snail
Demospongea
 Ceractinomorpha - Burgundiidae
Burgundia corrugata Zuffardi-Comerci 1959 demosponge
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Isastrea bernensis Etallon 1864 stony coral