Locality 46, Khashm Dhibi area (Aramco S-1201) (Jurassic of Saudi Arabia)

Where: Saudi Arabia (24.3° N, 46.1° E: paleocoordinates 1.6° S, 33.9° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Dhruma Formation, Early/Lower Bajocian (171.6 - 168.4 Ma)

• Dorsetensia fauna, 21.2 m above the Marrat-Dhruma contact

• 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 184563: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 11.03.2017

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Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Sonniniidae
Dorsetensia arabica n. sp. Arkell 1952 ammonite