Jablonski & Raup Locality 179 (Cretaceous of Libya)

Where: Libya (31.0° N, 15.0° E: paleocoordinates 19.0° N, 11.9° E)

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology:

Primary reference: D. Jablonski and D. M. Raup. 1999. Unpublished data on Cretaceous-Paleocene molluscan assemblages. [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/A. Hendy]more details

PaleoDB collection 1370: authorized by Dave Jablonski, entered by Dave Jablonski on 06.01.1993

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Taxonomic list

• history: new-24, DJ 1992, replaces old m-179 (vetted by DJ 1991)
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
 Arcida - Limopsidae
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
"Endocostea ghadamesensis" = Inoceramus (Endocostea) clam
Endocostea regularis d'Orbigny 1845 clam
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
Entolium membranaceum Nilsson 1827 scallop
 Pectinida - Dimyidae
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Neithea quinquecostata Sowerby 1814 scallop
Neithea regularis Schlotheim 1813 scallop
"Microchlamys acuteplicatus" = Dhondtichlamys scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Lima desioi file clam
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
Plicatula flattersi Coquand 1862 scallop
Plicatula hirsuta Coquand 1880 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Pycnodonte vesicularis Lamarck 1806 oyster
Exogyra overwegi von Buch 1852 oyster
Ceratostreon pliciferum Dujardin 1837 oyster
Amphidonte pyrenaicum Leymerie 1851 oyster
 Ostreida - Arctostreidae
 Ostreida - Flemingostreidae
Ambigostrea bretoni Peron and Thomas 1891 oyster
Ambigostrea villei Coquand 1862 oyster
Ambigostrea tripolitana Krumbeck 1906 oyster
"Agerostrea ungulata" = Agerostrea ungulatus Schlotheim 1813 oyster
Acutostrea incurva Nilsson 1827 oyster
Curvostrea tevesthensis Coquand 1862 oyster
Curvostrea heinzi Peron and Thomas 1891 oyster
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Nicaisolopha nicaisei Coquand 1862 oyster
Oscillopha dichotoma Bayle 1849 oyster
Gyrostrea sp. Mirkamalov 1963 oyster
 Ostreida - Bakevelliidae
"Gervillia solenoides" = Gervillia solenoidea
"Gervillia solenoides" = Gervillia solenoidea Defrance 1820 oyster
 Pterioida -
 Mytilida - Crenellidae
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Modiolus typicus Forbes 1846 mussel
Modiolus aequalis Sowerby 1818 mussel
 Carditida - Astartidae
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
 Carditida - Carditidae
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Caryocorbula sp. Gardner 1926 clam
Caestocorbula angustata Sowerby 1832 clam
Parmicorbula sp. Vokes 1944 clam
 Cardiida -
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
 Cardiida - Chamidae
Chama cossmanni jewel box
 Cardiida - Veneridae
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
 Solenida - Pharidae
 Lucinida - Thyasiridae
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
 Trigoniida - Megatrigonioidae
"Scabrotrigonia spinulosocostata" = Pterotrigonia (Scabrotrigonia)
"Scabrotrigonia spinulosocostata" = Pterotrigonia (Scabrotrigonia) clam
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
 Protobranchia - Tindariidae
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Nuculana leia pointed nut clam
Nuculana libyca pointed nut clam
Nuculana millosevichi pointed nut clam