Unit A2, Mahur (Jurassic of Eritrea)

Where: Eritrea (14.4° N, 40.9° E: paleocoordinates 7.2° S, 28.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Mahur Marls Member (Antalo Formation), Late/Upper Callovian (164.7 - 161.2 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore ramp; lithified marl

• Bioclastic calcareous-marly levels alternating with thinly bedded marly limestones

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1994-1995

Primary reference: M. Sagri, E. Abbate, A. Azzaroli, M. L. Balestrieri, M. Benvenuti, P. Bruni, M. Fazzuoli, G. Ficcarelli, M. Marcucci, M. Papini, G. Pavia, V. Reale, L. Rook and T. W. Tecle. 1998. New data on the Jurassic and Neogene sedimentation in the Danakil Horst and northern Afar Depression, Eritrea. Mémoires du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle 177:193-214 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 209120: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 24.04.2020

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ammonitida - Aspidoceratidae