Golgie (Jurassic of Ethiopia)

Where: Ethiopia (10.0° N, 38.3° E: paleocoordinates 12.1° S, 28.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Callovian (166.1 - 163.5 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

Primary reference: H. Douville. 1886. Examen des fossiles rapportes du Choa par M. Aubry [Examination of the fossils brought from Choa by M. Aubry]. Bulletin de la Societe Geologique de France 14:223-241 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 94591: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 03.03.2010, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

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Taxonomic list

 Belemnitida - Belemnopseidae
Belemnopsis sp. Bayle 1878 belemnite
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
"Modiola aspera" = Modiolus, "Modiola cf. imbricata" = Modiolus (Modiolus) imbricatus
"Modiola aspera" = Modiolus mussel
"Modiola cf. imbricata" = Modiolus (Modiolus) imbricatus Sowerby 1818 mussel
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
 Trigoniida - Trigoniidae
Trigonia pullus Sowerby 1826 clam
 Pholadida - Ceratomyidae
"Ceromya paucilirata" = Ceratomya
"Ceromya paucilirata" = Ceratomya clam
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae
"Rhynchonella" edwardsi Chapuis and Dewalque 1853
 Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae
"Rhynchonella morierei" = Kutchirhynchia morieri
"Rhynchonella morierei" = Kutchirhynchia morieri Davidson 1852