Obock I (Pleistocene of Djibouti)

Where: Djibouti (12.0° N, 43.3° E: paleocoordinates 12.0° N, 43.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; limestone and calcareous sandstone

• coral reefs, Ostrea banks

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. Abrard. 1942. Mollusques Pleistocenes de la Cote Francaise des Somalis [Pleistocene molluscs from French Somaliland]. Archives du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, serie 6 18:5-105 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 96789: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 01.07.2010

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
"Arca imbricata" = Arca (Arca) imbricata, "Arca (Barbatia) nivea" = Barbatia, "Arca (Anadara) scapha" = Anadara, "Arca (Anadara) antiquata" = Anadara (Anadara) antiquata
"Arca imbricata" = Arca (Arca) imbricata Bruguière 1789 ark
"Arca (Barbatia) nivea" = Barbatia clam
"Arca (Anadara) scapha" = Anadara ark
"Arca (Anadara) antiquata" = Anadara (Anadara) antiquata Linnaeus 1758 ark
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
"Pectunculus pectunculus" = Glycymeris pectunculus
"Pectunculus pectunculus" = Glycymeris pectunculus Linnaeus 1758 clam
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
Plicatula plicata Linnaeus 1758 scallop
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
"Corbula cuneata" = Caryocorbula cuneata Say 1824 clam
Corbula acutangula Issel 1869 clam
 Cardiida - Chamidae
Chama reflexa Reeve 1846 jewel box
Chama asperella Lamarck 1819 jewel box
 Cardiida - Mesodesmatidae
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Dosinia histrio, "Meretrix (Amiantis) philippinarum" = Lioconcha (Sulcilioconcha) philippinarum, "Meretrix (Callista) florida" = Callista, Circe (Crista) pectinata, Circe (Parmulina) corrugata
Dosinia histrio Gmelin 1791 venus clam
"Meretrix (Amiantis) philippinarum" = Lioconcha (Sulcilioconcha) philippinarum Hanley 1844 venus clam
"Meretrix (Callista) florida" = Callista venus clam
Circe (Crista) pectinata Linnaeus 1758 venus clam
Circe (Parmulina) corrugata Dilwyn 1817 venus clam
 Cardiida - Donacidae
Donax veneriformis Lamarck 1818 clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
"Cardium (Trachycardium) subrugosum" = Trachycardium
"Cardium (Trachycardium) subrugosum" = Trachycardium cockle
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Divaricella macandreae Adams 1870 clam
Gastropoda
 Neritoina - Neritopsidae
Neritopsis radula Linnaeus 1758 snail
 Cephalaspidea - Bullidae
Bulla ampulla Linnaeaus 1758 snail
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
Oliva elegans olive snail
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Nassa pullus true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Conidae
 Stromboidea - Strombidae
"Strombus (Canarium) elegans" = Canarium, "Strombus (Canarium) gibberulus" = Strombus (Gibberulus) gibberulus
"Strombus (Canarium) elegans" = Canarium true conch
"Strombus (Canarium) gibberulus" = Strombus (Gibberulus) gibberulus Linnaeus 1758 conch
 Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae
"Cypraea (Erosaria) erosa" = Naria erosa, "Cypraea (Erosaria) turdus" = Erosaria turdus
"Cypraea (Erosaria) erosa" = Naria erosa Linnaeus 1758 cowry
"Cypraea (Erosaria) turdus" = Erosaria turdus Lamarck 1810 cowry
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
Cerithium caeruleum Sowerby 1855 cerith snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Modulidae
Modulus tectum Gmelin 1791 snail
 Neritoidea - Neritidae
"Nerita albicilla" = Nerita (Theliostyla) albicilla Linnaeus 1758 snail
 Turbinoidea - Turbinidae
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
"Euchelus asper" = Trochus asper
"Euchelus asper" = Trochus asper Gmelin 1791 top snail