Arda A10 (Jurassic of Jordan)

Where: Jordan (32.1° N, 35.6° E: paleocoordinates 10.9° N, 30.4° 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

• dolomitic 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 35703: authorized by Franz Fursich, entered by Simone Hicks on 05.01.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
Pholadomya lirata Sowerby 1818 clam
Gastropoda
 Littorinoidea - Purpurinidae
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Eudesiidae
Eudesia bramkampi, "Eudesia (Sphriganaria) subcircularis" = Eudesia (Sphriganaria) magharensis
"Eudesia (Sphriganaria) subcircularis" = Eudesia (Sphriganaria) magharensis Farag 1960
 Terebratulida - Lissajousithyrididae
Monsardithyris sp. Almeras 1970
 Terebratulida - Loboidothyrididae
 Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae
Burmirhynchia termierae Rousselle 1965
Daghanirhynchia "sp.A" Muir-Wood 1935