Locality 42, Dhruma area (Aramco S-1632) (Jurassic of Saudi Arabia)

Where: Saudi Arabia (24.7° N, 46.1° E: paleocoordinates 1.3° S, 34.0° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Dhruma Formation, Late/Upper Bathonian (167.7 - 164.7 Ma)

• Dhrumaites fauna, weathered out on slope, and potentially derived from 0 to 12 m below prominent bench-forming brown oolite (calculated 153 to 166 m above top of the Dhibi limestone member)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the SM

Primary reference: W. J. Arkell. 1952. Jurassic ammonites from Jebel Tuwaiq, central Arabia. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B, Biological Sciences 236:241-313 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184559: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 11.03.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ammonitida - Clydoniceratidae
Dhrumaites sp. Arkell 1952 ammonite