Jebel Abiad (Miocene of Syria)

Where: Syria (34.8° N, 38.1° E: paleocoordinates 32.4° N, 36.5° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Burdigalian (20.4 - 16.0 Ma)

• "Burdigalian age based on foraminifera"

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: poorly 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 190874: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 20.12.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Terebratulida - Megathyrididae
Argyrotheca zenobiae n. sp. Elliott 1960