en Nammoûra (unit 7) (Cretaceous of Lebanon)

Also known as al Nammoûra, al Gabour, Aïn el Gârboûr

Where: Kesrouâne, Lebanon (34.1° N, 35.7° E: paleocoordinates 12.9° N, 30.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Cenomanian (99.6 - 93.5 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: intrashelf or intraplatform reef; tabular, shelly/skeletal, gray, white, cherty/siliceous wackestone and intraclastic, shelly/skeletal packstone

• "platform facies"
• "grey to whitish, poorly stratified limestone (fossiliferous, bioclastic WKST and PKST)...bioclastic PKST...thinner beds with chert nodules...thinly-bedded limestones with chert nodules follow...FInally, there are about 15 metres of stratified, intraclastic and bioclastic PKST-WKST, with levels of FLST..."

Size classes: mesofossils, microfossils

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: F. M. Dalla Vecchia, S. Venturini, and M. Tentor. 2002. The Cenomanian (Late Cretaceous) Konservat-Lagerstätte of en Nammoûra (Kesrouâne Province), northern Lebanon. Bollettino della Società Geologica Italiana 41(1):51-68 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 86185: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 26.01.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Chrysalidina
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Haplophragmiina
 Lituolacea - Mayncinidae
Merlingina
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 Globigerinina - Hedbergellidae
 Globigerinina - Rotaliporidae
 Textulariina - Ataxophragmiidae
 Textulariina - Dicyclinidae
 Textulariina - Cuneolinidae
Trochospira
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Biplanata
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Ostracoda
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Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802 ostracod
Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostreidae indet. Rafinesque 1815 oyster
 Cardiiformii -
"Hippuritoida indet." = Hippuritida
"Hippuritoida indet." = Hippuritida Newell 1965 rudist
"rudists"
Gastropoda
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Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
Foraminferea
 Miliolida - Ophthalmidiidae
 Miliolida - Cornuspiridae
 Miliolida - Soritidae
 Miliolida - Peneroplidae
 Miliolida - Miliolidae
Miliolidae indet. Ehrenberg 1839
 Miliolida - Hauerinidae
 Miliolida - Meandropsinidae