CDUE locality 38, Imi-Ntalaïnt (Triassic of Morocco)

Also known as Argana Basin

Where: Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz, Morocco (30.8° N, 9.1° W: paleocoordinates 7.1° N, 3.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Irohalene Member (Timezgadiouine Formation), Carnian (237.0 - 228.0 Ma)

• T5 level

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fine channel fill; fine-grained, red, yellow sandstone and argillaceous, silty mudstone

• "1-5 cm thick, yellowish-red fine-grained sandstones separated by mm-thick drapes of silty to clayish mudstone. Current ripples and mudcracks point to deposits of a stream bed with recurrent subaerial exposure."

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collected in 2008–2011

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: A. Lagnaoui, H. Klein, S. Voigt, A. Hminna, H. Saber, J. W. Schneider, and R. Werneburg. 2012. Late Triassic tetrapod-dominated ichnoassemblages from the Argana Basin (Western High Atlas, Morocco). Ichnos 19:238-253 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 205518: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 15.10.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

  - Rhynchosauroidae
Rhynchosauroides sp. Maidwell 1911 reptile
CDUE 241, 329–342
 Dinosauromorpha -
Dinosauromorpha indet. Benton 1985 ornithodiran
CDUE 242
 Saurischia - Eubrontidae
"Eubrontes sp." = Grallator (Eubrontes)
"Eubrontes sp." = Grallator (Eubrontes) Hitchcock 1845 theropod
CDUE 326
 Pseudosuchia - Chirotheriidae
Chirotheriidae indet., Synaptichnium sp., "Parachirotherium cf. postchirotherioides" = Chirotherium storetonense
Chirotheriidae indet. Abel 1935 archosaur
CDUE 347
Synaptichnium sp. Nopcsa 1923 archosaur
CDUE 328
"Parachirotherium cf. postchirotherioides" = Chirotherium storetonense Morton 1863 archosaur
CDUE 325
 Phytosauria - Parasuchidae
Apatopus lineeatus archosaur
CDUE 322–324, 348
 Ichnofossils -
Scoyenia gracilis
CDUE 352–357