Bukhara, S989 (Jurassic of Saudi Arabia)

Where: Saudi Arabia (24.2° N, 45.4° E: paleocoordinates 0.8° S, 33.3° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Bouleiceras ammonoid zone, Marrat Formation, Tenuicostatum (183.0 - 182.0 Ma)

• Presence of Bouleiceras and Protogrammoceras in zone suggests lowermost Toarcian age (as do occurrences of spiriferinid brachiopods).

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 136101: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Lindy Edwards on 17.11.2012, edited by Adam Kocsis

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Taxonomic list

 Terebratulida - Zeilleriidae
"Rugitela primaria" = Zeilleria primaria
"Rugitela primaria" = Zeilleria primaria Cooper 1989
 Terebratulida - Eudesiidae
 Spiriferinida - Spiriferinidae
Liospiriferina obesa, "Calyptoria carinata" = Calyptoria statira
"Calyptoria carinata" = Calyptoria statira Gemmellaro 1874