Deir-Alla 1 D18 (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 floatstone

• bioclatic floatstone

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 35378: authorized by Franz Fursich, entered by Franz Fursich on 08.12.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Bakevelliidae
Bakevellia sp. King 1848 oyster
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
Trichites sp. Lhuyd 1760 oyster
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
Gastropoda
 Littorinoidea - Purpurinidae
Rhynchonellata
 Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae
Daghanirhynchia "sp. A" Muir-Wood 1935