Khashm el Amur, S800 (Jurassic of Saudi Arabia)

Where: Saudi Arabia (20.4° N, 45.4° E: paleocoordinates 4.9° S, 31.3° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Tuwaiq Mountain Formation, Callovian (166.1 - 163.5 Ma)

• 62 m below top of formation

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: G. A. Cooper. 1989. Jurassic brachiopods of Saudi Arabia. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 65:1-213 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135456: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Lindy Edwards on 26.10.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae