Irbid, west (Cretaceous to of Jordan)

Where: Jordan (32.6° N, 35.7° E: paleocoordinates 16.1° N, 30.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Late/Upper Campanian to Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 66.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; phosphorite

Primary reference: H. Cappetta, F. Pfeil, N. Schmidt-Kittler and E. Martini. 2000. New biostratigraphical data on the marine Upper Cretaceous and Palaeogene of Jordan. Newsletters on Stratigraphy 38(1):81-95 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 65224: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 20.09.2006

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Taxonomic list

 Sclerorhynchiformes - Sclerorhynchidae
Sclerorhynchidae indet. Capetta 1974 elasmobranch
 Galeomorphi -
Youssoubatis sp. Cappetta 1992 shark
 Carchariniformes - Scyliorhinidae
Pteroscyllium sp. Cappetta 1980 cat shark
  - Scyllidae
Scyliorhinus sp. Blainville 1816 shark
 Orectolobiformes - Ginglymostomatidae
Plicatoscyllium sp. Case and Cappetta 1997 nurse shark