Wadi Nimr R10 (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: Mughanniyya Formation (Azab Group), Callovian (166.1 - 163.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified lime mudstone

• dolomitic lime mudstone

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 35699: authorized by Franz Fursich, entered by Simone Hicks on 05.01.2004, edited by Franz Fursich

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Limidae
Plagiostoma "sp.A" Sowerby 1814 file clam
 Ostreida - Malleidae
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Cardium (Integricardium) sp. Linnaeus 1758 cockle
 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
 Terebratulida - Lobothyrididae
Tubithyris chouberti Rousselle 1965
 Terebratulida - Lissajousithyrididae
Monsardithyris sp. Almeras 1970