Deir-Alla 2 B5 (Jurassic of Jordan)

Where: Jordan (32.2° N, 35.6° E: paleocoordinates 10.8° N, 30.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Mughanniyya Formation (Azab Group), Callovian (166.1 - 163.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified wackestone

• marley 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 35664: authorized by Franz Fursich, entered by Simone Hicks on 03.01.2004, edited by Franz Fursich

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
Pholadomya lirata Sowerby 1818 clam
Gastropoda
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Lissajousithyrididae
Monsardithyris sp. Almeras 1970
 Terebratulida - Loboidothyrididae