Givat-Shaul (Cretaceous of Israel)

Also known as Giv'at Sha'ul

Where: Yerushalayim, Israel (31.8° N, 35.2° E: paleocoordinates 10.6° N, 29.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Laminated Limestone Member (Kefar Shaul Formation), Late/Upper Cenomanian (99.6 - 93.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fine-grained, yellow, argillaceous limestone

• "buff to yellowish-white, red stained, thin-bedded, laminated to platy (up to 15 cm) fine-graned limestone with argillaceous material between the plates."

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collection methods: surface (in situ), mechanical, acetic,

Primary reference: M. Raab and Y. Chalifa. 1987. A new enchodontid fish genus from the upper Cenomanian of Jerusalem, Israel. Palaeontology 30(4):717-731 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 104755: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 09.02.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Salmoniformes - Enchodontidae
Parenchodus longipterygius n. gen. n. sp. Raab and Chalifa 1987
P.143, 150, 163, 1502-1504, 1508, HUJ.DY-15