Al Zarqa area, Shuayb Fm (Cretaceous to of Jordan)

Where: Jordan (32.2° N, 36.1° E: paleocoordinates 10.3° N, 29.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Shuayb Formation, Late/Upper Cenomanian to Late/Upper Cenomanian (99.6 - 89.3 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

• marly limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: F. Ahmad. 2005. The heterodont bivalve Aphrodina dutrugei (Coquand, 1862) from the Cenomanian of Jordan. Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia 111(1):191-195 [M. Aberhan/T. Schossleitner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140950: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Thomas Schossleitner on 19.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Acanthoceratidae
"Calycoceras newboldi" = Calycoceras (Newboldiceras) asiaticum Jimbo 1894 ammonite