Cap Rhir (Pleistocene of Morocco)

Where: Morocco (30.6° N, 9.9° W: paleocoordinates 30.6° N, 9.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: G. Lecointre. 1952. Recherches sur le Neogene et le Quaternaire marins de la cote Atlantique du Maroc. Publications du Service geologique du Maroc 99(1,2) [J. Sessa/J. Sessa]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 127599: authorized by Jocelyn Sessa, entered by Jocelyn Sessa on 18.05.2012

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
Arca (Fossularca) lactea Linnaeus 1767 ark
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Mytilus edulis Linnaeus 1758 mussel
subspecies "M. edulis var. uncinata"
 Carditida - Carditidae
"Cardita calyculata" = Cardita (Cardita) calyculata
"Cardita calyculata" = Cardita (Cardita) calyculata Linnaeus 1758 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
 Cardiida - Donacidae
Donax vittatus da Costa 1778 clam
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Columbellidae
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
Nassa mutabilis true whelk
Nassa reticulata true whelk
Nassa limata true whelk
Nassa ferussaci true whelk
 Neogastropoda - Nassariidae
"Nassa incrassata" = Nassarius incrassatus
"Nassa incrassata" = Nassarius incrassatus Müller 1773 snail
 Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae
 Neogastropoda - Marginellidae
Marginella oryza margin shell
 Neogastropoda - Muricidae
Murex (Tritonalia) miscowicki, "Murex (Tritonalia) erinaceus" = Ocenebra erinaceus
"Murex (Tritonalia) erinaceus" = Ocenebra erinaceus Linnaeus 1758 murex snail
 Capuloidea - Capulidae
Capulus hungaricus Linnaeus 1758 snail
 Vanikoroidea - Eulimidae
 Velutinoidea - Triviidae
"Trivia europaea" = Trivia monacha
"Trivia europaea" = Trivia monacha da Costa 1778 snail
 Calyptraeoidea - Calyptraeidae
Crepidula sulin slipper shell
 Tonnoidea - Ranellidae
Cymatium nodiferum triton shell
Cymatium doliarium triton shell
 Tonnoidea - Cassidae
"Cassis (Semicassis) saburon" = Semicassis
"Cassis (Semicassis) saburon" = Semicassis snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae
Bittium lacteum cerith snail
Bittium reticulatum da Costa 1778 cerith snail
 Helicoidea - Helicidae
 Pyramidelloidea - Pyramidellidae
 Fissurelloidea - Fissurellidae
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
Trochus (Calliostoma) conuloides, Trochus (Calliostoma) chemnitzi, "Trochus (Gibbula) umbilicalis" = Margarites (Margarites) groenlandicus, "Trochus (Monodonta) lineatus" = Monodonta
"Trochus (Gibbula) umbilicalis" = Margarites (Margarites) groenlandicus Gmelin 1791 top snail
"Trochus (Monodonta) lineatus" = Monodonta top snail