Adailo (Jurassic to of Eritrea)

Where: Eritrea (14.5° N, 40.9° E: paleocoordinates 7.4° S, 28.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Oxfordian to Oxfordian (163.5 - 152.1 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: V. Diaz-Romero. 1931. Contributo allo studio della fauna Giurese della Dancalia centrale [The Jurassic fauna of the central Danakil]. Palaeontographia Italica 31:1-61 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 94569: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 01.03.2010

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Exogyra nana" = Nanogyra (Nanogyra) nana
"Exogyra nana" = Nanogyra (Nanogyra) nana Sowerby 1822 oyster
 Ostreida - Palaeolophidae
"Lopha cf. solitaria" = Actinostreon gregareum
"Lopha cf. solitaria" = Actinostreon gregareum Sowerby 1816 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
"Modiola perplicata" = Inoperna perplicata, Modiola tulipea
"Modiola perplicata" = Inoperna perplicata Etallon 1863 mussel
Modiola tulipea Lamarck 1819 mussel
 Lucinida - Mactromyidae
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nucula sp. Lamarck 1799 nut clam
Echinoidea
 Euechinoidea - Hemicidaridae
Hemicidaris abyssinica Blanford 1870 sea urchin