Wadi Ruweishid (Eocene of Jordan)

Where: Jordan (32.5° N, 38.7° E: paleocoordinates 22.7° N, 32.6° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Lutetian (47.8 - 41.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: phosphorite and lime mudstone

• chalk

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 65226: 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
 Myliobatiformes -
Merabatis sp. Cappetta 1983 stingray
 Myliobatiformes - Mobulidae
Archaeomanta sp. Herman 1979 stingray
Burnhamia sp. Cappetta 1976 stingray
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Abdounia sp. Cappetta 1980 requiem shark
Rhizoprionodon sp. Whitley 1929 sharpnose shark
 Carchariniformes - Triakidae
Galeorhinus sp. de Blainville and Prévost 1816 school shark
  - Scyllidae
Scyliorhinus sp. Blainville 1816 shark