Naqb Etaik (Cretaceous of Jordan)

Where: Jordan (29.8° N, 36.4° E: paleocoordinates 14.2° N, 29.7° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Early/Lower Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• lower Maastrichtian

Environment/lithology: marine; mixed carbonate-siliciclastic sediments

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 65223: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 20.09.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Rajiformes - Rhinobatidae
Rhinobatos sp. Link 1790 guitarfish
 Rajiformes -
Parapalaeobates sp. Weiler 1930 guitarfish
 Sclerorhynchiformes - Ptychotrygonidae
Ptychotrygon sp. Jaekel 1894 elasmobranch
 Myliobatiformes -
Dasyatoidea indet. Whitley 1940 stingray
 Myliobatiformes - Rhombodontidae
Rhombodus binkhorsti Dames 1881 stingray
 Pristiformes - Pristidae
Dalpiazia stromeri Checchia-Rispoli 1933 sawfish
Schizorhiza stromeri Weiler 1930 sawfish
 Lamniformes - Anacoracidae
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Lamnidae indet. Müller and Henle 1838 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Cretoxyrhinidae
Cretolamna sp. Glikman 1958 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
"Odontaspidae indet." = Odontaspididae
"Odontaspidae indet." = Odontaspididae Müller and Henle 1839 sand tiger shark
 Orectolobiformes - Ginglymostomatidae
Plicatoscyllium sp. Case and Cappetta 1997 nurse shark
 Orectolobiformes - Hemiscylliidae
Hemiscyllium sp. Smith 1837 carpet shark