Makhtesh Ramon, USGS Mesozoic loc. 29192 (= collection 16) (Triassic to of Israel)

Where: Israel (30.6° N, 34.8° E: paleocoordinates 13.1° S, 34.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: fossiliferous limestone - sandstone reef limestone Member (Sa'haronim-Gevanim Formation), Anisian to Anisian (247.2 - 237.0 Ma)

• 143 m above base of type section; about 4.6 m topographically below collection 13 (USGS Mesozoic loc. 29188); either base of fossiliferous limestone member of Sa'haronim Formation (Ladinian) or top of sandstone reef limestone member of Gevanim Formation (Anisian)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine

• weathered gastropod limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, 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 41701: authorized by David Bottjer, entered by Catherine Powers on 19.07.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Podocopida - Paracyprididae
 Podocopida - Limnocytheridae
 Podocopida - Healdiidae
 Platycopida - Cavellinidae
"Reubenella avnimelechi" = Bektasia, "Reubenella picardi" = Bektasia
"Reubenella avnimelechi" = Bektasia ostracod
"Reubenella picardi" = Bektasia ostracod