Matmor Formation, Hamakhtesh Hagadol, Israel (Jurassic of Israel)

Where: Israel (30.7° N, 35.0° E: paleocoordinates 9.6° N, 29.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Matmor Formation (Arad Group), Late/Upper Callovian (164.7 - 161.2 Ma)

• athleta Zone

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal shelf; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original calcite

Primary reference: G. A. Gill. 1982. Epistreptophyllum (Hexacorallaire Jurassique), genre colonialou solitaire? examen d'un materiel nouveau d'Israel. Geobios 15(2):217-223 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 79303: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 29.02.2008, edited by Davey Wright

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Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
Epistreptophyllum sp. Milaschewitsch 1876 stony coral
 Millericrinida - Apiocrinitidae
Apiocrinites negevensis Ausich and Wislon 2012 Sea lily