Makhtesh Ramon, USGS Mesozoic loc. 29185 (= collection 10) (Triassic of Israel)

Where: Israel (30.6° N, 34.8° E: paleocoordinates 6.9° S, 30.8° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Limestone gypsum Member (Sa'haronim Formation), Carnian (237.0 - 228.0 Ma)

• 206 m above base of type section

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone and red, blue shale

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression

Reposited in the USNM

• also at: Geological Survey of Israel

Primary reference: I.G. Sohn. 1968. Triassic ostracodes from Makhtesh Ramon, Israel. Israel Geological Survey - Bulletin 44:1-71 [D. Bottjer/C. Powers/C. Jamet]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 41695: authorized by David Bottjer, entered by Catherine Powers on 19.07.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Podocopida - Paracyprididae
 Podocopida -
Cytheracea indet. Baird 1850 ostracod