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Har Gevanim, Makhtesh Ramon, Subunit 42 (Triassic of Israel)

Where: Israel (30.6° N, 34.9° E: paleocoordinates 11.7° S, 34.0° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Fossiliferous Limestone Member (Saharonim Formation), Fassanian (242.0 - 235.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

• formation "was deposited under normal, calm, shallow marine conditions"
• "limestone beds [yielding the fossils] consist of biomicrites and biosparites, dark gray, black and thinly bedded"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Reposited in the AMNH

Primary reference: H. R. Feldman. 2002. A new species of Coenothyris (Brachiopoda) from the Triassic (Upper Anisian-Ladinian) of Israel. Journal of Paleontology 76(1):34-42 [D. Bottjer/C. Powers/S. Nurnberg] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 72307: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 31.05.2007, edited by Matthew Clapham

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