Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Saso Island, upper Marly limestone (locality F) (Pleistocene to of Yemen)

Where: Yemen (16.9° N, 41.7° E: paleocoordinates 16.9° N, 41.5° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Kamaran Member (Abbas Formation), Pleistocene to Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• upper portion of the marly limestone

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

Reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: R. L. Cox. 1931. The geology of the Farsan Islands, Oizan and Kamaran Island, Red Sea. Part 2.- Molluscan palaeontology. Geological Magazine 68:1-18 [M. Kosnik/M. Kosnik] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 55374: authorized by Matt Kosnik, entered by Matt Kosnik on 13.10.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)