Deir-Alla D7 (Jurassic of Jordan)

Where: Jordan (32.2° N, 35.7° E: paleocoordinates 10.9° N, 30.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Dhahab Formation (Azab Group), Bajocian (170.3 - 168.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified wackestone

• oo-wackestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, original calcite, replaced with calcite

Collection methods: bulk, mechanical,

Primary reference: F. Ahmad. 1998. Taxonomy and palaeoecology of the benthic macroinvertebrate fauna from the Middle Jurassic of northwestern Jordan. [F. Fursich/F. Fursich/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35356: authorized by Franz Fursich, entered by Franz Fursich on 05.12.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Malleidae
Eligmus rollandi Douvillé 1907 oyster
 Mytilida -
 Pholadida - Ceratomyidae
Ceratomya wimmisensis Gillieron 1886 clam
 Thraciida - Thraciidae
Thracia sp. Blainville 1824 clam
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
 Lucinida - Mactromyidae
Mactromya aequalis Agassiz 1843 clam
Gastropoda
 Littorinoidea - Purpurinidae
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Eudesiidae
"Eudesia (Sphriganaria) subcircularis" = Eudesia (Sphriganaria) magharensis, "Eudesia (Sphriganaria) bramkampi" = Eudesia (Sphriganaria) cardioides
"Eudesia (Sphriganaria) subcircularis" = Eudesia (Sphriganaria) magharensis Farag 1960
"Eudesia (Sphriganaria) bramkampi" = Eudesia (Sphriganaria) cardioides Douvillé 1916
 Terebratulida - Lissajousithyrididae
 Terebratulida - Loboidothyrididae
 Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae
Daghanirhynchia "sp. A" Muir-Wood 1935