Bed 9, 5 km south of Jabal Al Abd (Devonian to of Saudi Arabia)

Where: Saudi Arabia (29.8° N, 39.8° E: paleocoordinates 49.0° S, 88.3° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Hammamiyat Formation, Siegen to Siegen (412.3 - 393.3 Ma)

• See Bahafzallah et al. 1981. Stratigraphy & facies of the Devonian Jauf Formation, Saudi Arabia. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Monatschefte 1981(1):1-18

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. J. Boucot, D. M. Rohr, and R.B. Blodgett. 1988. A marine invertebrate faunule from the Tawil Sandstone (basal Devonian) of Saudi Arabia and its biogeographic-paleogeographic consequences. New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources Memoir 44:361-372 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 69212: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 21.02.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
 Spiriferida - Hysterolitidae
Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Pterineidae
 Modiomorphida - Modiomorphidae
Goniophora sp. Phillips 1848 clam
Gastropoda
 Neritoina - Neritopsidae
Turbonitella ex gr. sigana Dahmer 1925 snail
Cephalopoda
 Orthocerida - Orthoceratidae
? Michelinoceras sp. Foerste 1932
Stenolaemata
 Cystoporida - Fistuliporidae
? Fistulipora sp. McCoy 1850