Where: Oman (22.9° N, 57.7° E: paleocoordinates 28.5° S, 53.8° E)
• coordinate estimated from map
• small collection-level geographic resolution
When: Smithian (251.3 - 247.2 Ma)
• Block 4D. Collection 113D.
• bed-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: slope; lithified limestone
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: The Jabal Safra locality was discovered by T. J. Calon and C. Lee in 1983. In 1984 the writers spent three days studying Jabal Safra. Only ammonoids. No other macrofossils are present.
Primary reference: E. T. Tozer and T. J. Calon. 1990. Triassic ammonoids from Jabal Safra and Wadi Alwa, Oman, and their significance. In: Robertson, A. H. F., Searle, M. P. & Ries, A. C. (eds) The Geology and Tectonics of the oman Region Geological Society, London, Special Publication (49)203-211 [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg] more details
Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis
PaleoDB collection 73235: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 07.06.2007