Bur Tahiss, loc. 40 (Oligocene of Somalia)

Where: Somalia (9.5° N, 50.8° E: paleocoordinates 7.3° N, 46.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: HafĂșn Group, Oligocene (33.9 - 23.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified, sandy limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. Azzaroli. 1958. L'Oligocene e il Miocene della Somalia. Stratigrafia, Tettonica, Paleontologia (Macroforaminferi, Coralli, Molluschi). Palaeontolographia Italica 52:1-142 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 123834: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 31.01.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Gorgonacea - Parisididae
"Isis brevis" = Parisis brevis
"Isis brevis" = Parisis brevis d'Achiardi 1868 gorgonian
 Scleractinia - Merulinidae
Favites sp. Link 1807 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Heliastraeidae