Mt. Condudo (Jurassic of Ethiopia)

Where: Ethiopia (9.4° N, 42.3° E: paleocoordinates 12.6° S, 27.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• 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 93531: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 21.01.2010

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Terebratulidae
 Terebratulida - Postepithyrididae
"Terebratula suprajurensis" = Xestosina suprajurensis
"Terebratula suprajurensis" = Xestosina suprajurensis Thurmann 1862
 Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae
Rhynchonella (Somalirhynchia) africana Weir 1925
var. mesoloba and guresuensis
 Rhynchonellida - Septirhynchiidae
"Rhynchonella (Septirhynchia) azaisi" = Septirhynchia azaisi
"Rhynchonella (Septirhynchia) azaisi" = Septirhynchia azaisi Cottreau 1924
Bivalvia
 Pholadida - Ceratomyidae
Ceratomya cf. excentrica Roemer 1836 clam
 Lucinida - Mactromyidae
Mactromya cf. aequalis Agassiz 1843 clam
Demospongea
 Axinellida - Milleporellidae
"Milleporidium somaliense" = Steineria somaliensis2
"Milleporidium somaliense" = Steineria somaliensis2 Zuffardi-Comerci 1931 demosponge
 Axinellida -
"Stromatopora douvillei" = Stromatoporina douvillei2
"Stromatopora douvillei" = Stromatoporina douvillei2 Dehorne 1918 demosponge
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
"Latimaeandra sp." = Latomeandra2
"Latimaeandra sp." = Latomeandra2 Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
"Calamophyllia flabellum" = Calamophylliopsis flabellum2
"Calamophyllia flabellum" = Calamophylliopsis flabellum2 de Blainville 1830 stony coral
var. compacta
 Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae
Lochmaeosmilia trapeziformis1 Gregory 1900 stony coral