CDUE locality 20, Tikida (Triassic of Morocco)

Also known as Taghrot Bizgarene

Where: Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz, Morocco (30.8° N, 9.1° W: paleocoordinates 1.3° N, 1.0° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Aglegal Member (Timezgadiouine Formation), Anisian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• middle part of member; T4 level

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: wet floodplain; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collected in 2009–2010

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: H. Klein, S. Voigt, H. Saber, J. W. Schneider, A. Hminna, J. Fischer, A. Lagnaoui and A. Brosig. 2011. First occurrence of a Middle Triassic tetrapod ichnofauna from the Argana Basin (Western High Atlas, Morocco). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 307(1-4):218-231 [A. Dunhill/B. Allen/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 199858: authorized by Alex Dunhill, entered by Bethany Allen on 18.02.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Procolophonia -
Procolophonichnium sp. Nopcsa 1923 parareptile
CDUE 223 two ?pes, ?manus imprints
  - Rhynchosauroidae
Rhynchosauroides sp. Maidwell 1911 reptile
CDUE 229, left manus; CDUE 233, several imprints and scratch marks
 Pseudosuchia - Chirotheriidae
Synaptichnium sp. Nopcsa 1923 archosaur
CDUE 206 right pes–manus set; CDUE 216b, right pes–manus set; CDUE 230b, trackway with five consecutive sets; CDUE 231b, trackway with eight successive sets; CDUE 240b, right pes–manus set
Isochirotherium coureli Demathieu 1970 archosaur
CDUE 202, incomplete left pes; CDUE 203, manus; CDUE 207, right pes–manus set; CDUE 208, trackway with three successive sets, several large and small pes and manus impressions on large slab; CDUE 211, fragmentary right pes; CDUE 212, right pes-manus set; CDUE 218, incomplete left pes; CDUE 220, left pes–manus set; CDUE 221b, right pes–manus set; CDUE 235, left pes; CDUE 245, fragmentary right pes; CDUE 247, right pes; CDUE 248, incomplete right pes; CDUE 249, fragmentary ?left pes; CDUE 250, fragmentary right pes; CDUE 251, fragmentary ?right pes; CDUE 255, incomplete left pes
Chirotherium barthii Kaup 1835 archosaur
CDUE 205, right pes; CDUE 210, right pes; CDUE 216a, incomplete left pes–manus set; CDUE 217, incomplete left pes–manus set; CDUE 219, right pes–manus set; CDUE 221a, left pes; CDUE 222, right pes–manus set; CDUE 230a, trackway with three successive sets; CDUE 231a, trackway with three successive sets; CDUE 240a, incomplete pes–manus set; CDUE 243, right pes; CDUE 244, left pes; CDUE 256, right pes