NE shore of Dead Sea (Triassic of Jordan)

Also known as near mouth of Wadi Barrakat

Where: Janoobiah, Jordan (31.7° N, 35.6° E: paleocoordinates 6.0° S, 31.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Carnian (237.0 - 228.0 Ma)

• Age based on comparison of faunal composition with Raibl and Lettenkohle (Cox 1924)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; sandy marl

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: L. R. Cox. 1924. A Triassic fauna from the Jordan Valley. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 14(79):52-96 [A. Dunhill/B. Allen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 201989: authorized by Alex Dunhill, entered by Bethany Allen on 14.06.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae
Coenothyris vulgaris Schlotheim 1820
British Museum B. 44801-2
 Lingulida - Disciniidae
Discina sp. Lamarck
British Museum B. 44804
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
"Ostrea (Lopha) montiscaprilis" = Umbrostrea montiscaprilis
"Ostrea (Lopha) montiscaprilis" = Umbrostrea montiscaprilis Klipstein 1843 oyster
British Museum L. 33309
 Trigoniida - Myophoriidae
Myophoria intermedia Schauroth 1857 clam
British Museum L. 33360-2