Zega Wedem River (Jurassic of Ethiopia)

Where: Ethiopia (10.0° N, 38.8° E: paleocoordinates 12.1° S, 29.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• 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 94592: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 03.03.2010, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Pleuronectites aubryi n. sp." = Eopecten velatus
"Pleuronectites aubryi n. sp." = Eopecten velatus Goldfuss 1833 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae
"Rhynchonella" edwardsi Chapuis and Dewalque 1853
 Rhynchonellida - Cyclothyrididae
"Rhynchonella lotharingica" = Flabellirhynchia lotharingica
"Rhynchonella lotharingica" = Flabellirhynchia lotharingica Haas and Petri 1884