Sa Warabis, 208-211 (Jurassic of Somalia)

Where: Somalia (10.2° N, 43.1° E: paleocoordinates 11.4° S, 27.6° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: intermediate Member (Sa Wer Formation), Oxfordian (163.5 - 157.3 Ma)

• samples 208-211

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone and lithified, calcareous marl

• thick-bedded pure limestones with cherty nodules, alternating with subordinate calcareous marls

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

Primary reference: E. Abbate, G. Ficcarelli, C. Pirini Radrizzani, A. Salvietti, D. Torre and A. Turi. 1974. Jurassic sequences from the Somali coast of the Gulf of Aden. Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia 80(3):409-478 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 100370: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 08.12.2010

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Taxonomic list

Demospongea
 Axinellida - Actinostromariidae
Actinostromaria darroensis Zuffardi-Comerci 1931 demosponge
 Axinellida -
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Stylina lortphillipsi Gregory 1896 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae
Amphiastrea piriformis Gregory 1900 stony coral