Duqam (Eocene of Oman)

Where: Oman (19.7° N, 57.7° E: paleocoordinates 7.6° N, 48.3° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Eocene (56.0 - 33.9 Ma)

• "Eocene limestones." More specific information not given; perhaps from the Damman Formation (Lutetian-Bartonian) exposed in the Duqm (modern spelling) area.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: G. F. Elliott. 1960. Brachiopodes tertiaires d'Arabie et de Syrie. Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France, 7e Série 2:152-155 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190873: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 19.12.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Rhynchonellida - Basiliolidae
Streptaria arabica n. sp. Elliott 1960