Near Mharak Village Farsan Kebir, Reef limestone (locality L) (Pleistocene to of Yemen)

Where: Yemen (16.8° N, 42.0° E: paleocoordinates 16.6° N, 41.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Kamaran Member (Abbas Formation), Pleistocene to Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• reef limestone

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

Reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: R. L. Cox. 1931. The geology of the Farsan Islands, Oizan and Kamaran Island, Red Sea. Part 2.- Molluscan palaeontology. Geological Magazine 68:1-18 [M. Kosnik/M. Kosnik]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 55379: authorized by Matt Kosnik, entered by Matt Kosnik on 13.10.2005

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Limidae
Lima lima Linnaeus 1758 file clam
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
"Ostrea gryphoides" = Crassostrea gryphoides
"Ostrea gryphoides" = Crassostrea gryphoides Schlotheim 1813 oyster
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Codakia tigerina Linnaeus 1758 clam
Gastropoda
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
Terebellum terebellum Linnaeus 1758 true conch