Wadi Nimr R5 (Jurassic of Jordan)

Where: Jordan (32.1° N, 35.6° E: paleocoordinates 10.8° N, 30.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Hamam Formation (Azab Group), Bathonian (168.3 - 166.1 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified lime mudstone

• dolomitic lime mudstone with thalassinoides

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 35672: authorized by Franz Fursich, entered by Simone Hicks on 04.01.2004, edited by Franz Fursich

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Limidae
Ctenostreon sp. Eichwald 1862 file clam
 Ostreida - Malleidae
Eligmus rollandi Douvillé 1907 oyster
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
Trichites sp. Lhuyd 1760 oyster
 Megalodontida - Ceratomyopsidae
Ceratomyopsis striata d'Orbigny 1822 clam
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
Pholadomya lirata Sowerby 1818 clam
 Lucinida - Mactromyidae
Mactromya aequalis Agassiz 1843 clam
Gastropoda
 Littorinoidea - Purpurinidae
 Pleurotomarioidea - Pleurotomariidae
Bathrotomaria sp. Cox 1956 snail
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Eudesiidae
Eudesia (Xenorina) sp., "Eudesia (Sphriganaria) magharensis" = Eudesia (Sphriganaria) magharensis, "Eudesia (Sphriganaria) subcircularis" = Eudesia (Sphriganaria) magharensis
"Eudesia (Sphriganaria) magharensis" = Eudesia (Sphriganaria) magharensis Farag 1960
"Eudesia (Sphriganaria) subcircularis" = Eudesia (Sphriganaria) magharensis Farag 1960
 Terebratulida - Lobothyrididae
Tubithyris chouberti Rousselle 1965
 Terebratulida - Loboidothyrididae
 Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae
Daghanirhynchia "sp.A" Muir-Wood 1935