Ain Tineh (Cretaceous of Syria)

Where: Syria (35.6° N, 36.1° E: paleocoordinates 16.1° N, 30.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Turonian (93.5 - 89.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Reposited in the MNHN

Primary reference: F. Barroso-Barcenilla and A. Goy. 2007. Revision and new data of the ammonite family Pseudotissotiidae in the Iberian Trough, Spain. Geobios 40:455-487 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186912: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 07.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Ammonitida - Pseudotissotiidae
"Pseudotissotia (Leoniceras) alaouitense n. sp." = Choffaticeras (Choffaticeras) securiforme
"Pseudotissotia (Leoniceras) alaouitense n. sp." = Choffaticeras (Choffaticeras) securiforme Eck 1909 ammonite