Jebel Madar, Al Mudhaibi, upper Shuaiba Formation, N Oman (Cretaceous of Oman)

Also known as Reef 1360

Where: Oman (22.4° N, 58.1° E: paleocoordinates 10.2° S, 45.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Upper Member (Shuaiba Formation), Early/Lower Aptian (125.5 - 122.5 Ma)

• "Rudist Member"

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified wackestone and lithified packstone

• wackestones-packstones, and grainstone in the uppermost part

Size classes: macrofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: A. Chartrousse and J. P. Masse. 1998. Offneria arabica nov. sp. (rudiste, Caprinidae) de l'Aptien inferieur du Jebel Madar (Sultanat d'Oman) [Offneria arabica nov. sp. (rudist, Caprinidae) of the Lower Aptian of Jebel Madar (Sultanate of Oman)]. Cretaceous Research 19:827-841 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 64375: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 07.09.2006

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Taxonomic list

Voloshinoides
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Praechrysalidina
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Textulariina
 Ataxophragmiacea - Globotextulariidae
 Textulariina - Haplophragmoididae
 Textulariina - Verneuilinidae
Textulariina
 Orbitolinacea - Orbitolinidae
 Textulariina - Cuneolinidae
Bivalvia
 Hippuritida - Caprinidae
Offneria arabica n. sp. rudist
Offneria sp. Paquier 1905 rudist
 Hippuritida - Radiolitidae
Agriopleura sp. Kühn 1832 rudist
 Hippuritida - Monopleuridae
Hensonella
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