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Tayiba [Ajlun Gp] (Cretaceous of Jordan)

Where: Jordan (30.1° N, 35.4° E: paleocoordinates 8.9° N, 29.1° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Ajlun Group, Cenomanian (99.7 - 94.3 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From the undifferentiated Shuayb/Hummar/Fuheis formations of the Ajlun Gp, which overly the Kurnub Sandstone and is overlain by the Wadias Sir Limestone. AGE: Cenomanian, on the basis of macrofossil biostratigraphy. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From unknown position within section.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified dolomite and lithified, nodular limestone

• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Vuggy dolomites and partly nodular limestones. LITHIFICATION: Lithified, on the basis of facies description.

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Berndt

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• COLLECTOR: Presumably the author, R. Berndt. REPOSITORY: University of Würzburg.

Primary reference: R. Berndt. 2003. Cenomanian echinoids from Southern Jordan. N. Jb. Geol. Palaont. Mh 2003(2):73-90 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 96246: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 29.05.2010

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