Mugher (Jurassic of Ethiopia)

Where: Ethiopia (9.7° N, 38.2° E: paleocoordinates 10.6° S, 24.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Antalo Limestone Formation, Late/Upper Bathonian (167.7 - 164.7 Ma)

• Lower Limestone Member (LLM; intercalated with gypsum and dominated by mudstone, claystone and shales; this study; = the former Gohatsion Formation of Assefa, 1981, 1991).

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Repository: Department of Geology, School of Applied Natural Science, Adama Science and Technology University, Adama (Ethiopia)

Primary reference: S. Jain. 2019. First Bathonian (Middle Jurassic) nautiloid Paracenoceras Spath from Ethiopia. Journal of African Earth Sciences 149:84-96 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 197160: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 24.10.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Nautilida - Paracenoceratidae
Paracenoceras aff. prohexagonum Spath 1935 nautiloid