Ouidane Chebbi, Faunule 1 (Devonian of Morocco)

Where: Morocco (31.2° N, 3.8° W: paleocoordinates 57.3° S, 28.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: dehiscens zone, Seheb El Rhassel Group, Early/Lower Emsian (409.1 - 402.5 Ma)

Environment/lithology: offshore shelf; claystone and marl

Size classes: mesofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: C. Klug, B. Kröger, D. Korn, M. Rücklin, M. Schemm-Gregory, K. De Baets, and R. H. Mapes. 2008. Ecological Change during the early Emsian (Devonian) in the Tafilalt (Morocco),the Origin of the Ammonoidea,and the First African Pyrgocystid Edrioasteroids,Machaerids and Phyllocarids. Palaeontographica Abteilung A (Band 283)83-176 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 150334: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 05.09.2013

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Phacopida - Phacopidae
Hyolitha
 Orthothecida -
Orthotheca sp. Novak 1886
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Meristidae
cf. Merista sp. Suess 1851
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
 Spiriferida - Hysterolitidae
 Spiriferida - Xenomartiniidae
Polychaeta
 Cuniculepadida - Lepidocoleidae
Bivalvia
 Cyrtodontida - Antipleuridae
 Myalinida - Lunulacardiidae
Patrocardia sp. Fischer 1887 clam
 Myalinida - Ambonychiidae
 Nuculida -
 Protobranchia -
"Cucullella (Cucullella) triquetra" = Nuculites, Palaeoneilo emarginata
"Cucullella (Cucullella) triquetra" = Nuculites clam
Palaeoneilo emarginata Conrad 1841 clam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Phestia rostellata pointed nut clam
Gastropoda
 Cyrtoneritimorpha - Orthonychiidae
"Platyceras (Orthonychia) sp." = Orthonychia
"Platyceras (Orthonychia) sp." = Orthonychia Hall 1843 snail
 Bellerophontida - Bucanellidae
Crenistriella sp. Knight 1945 snail
 Bellerophontida - Tropidodiscidae
Sinuitina (Sinuitina) sp. Knight 1945 snail
 Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae
Lukesispira pulchra Frýda and Manda 1997 snail
 Murchisoniina - Palaeozygopleuridae
Palaeozygopleura sp. Horný 1955 snail
Tentaculita
 Nowakiida - Nowakiidae
Cephalopoda
 Orthocerida -
 Orthocerida - Arionoceratidae
Parakionoceras sp. Foerste 1928
 Orthocerida - Orthoceratidae
 Orthocerida - Geisonoceratidae
Temperoceras sp. Barskov 1960
 Orthocerida - Sphaerorthoceratidae
 Bactritida - Bactritidae
 Nautilida - Rutoceratidae
Trochoceras sp. Barrande in von Hauer 1848 nautiloid
 Pseudorthocerida - Pseudorthoceratidae
Pseudorthoceratidae indet. Flower and Caster 1935
 Oncocerida - Archiacoceratidae
Archiacoceras sp. Foerste 1926
Chondrichthyes
 Acanthodei - Acanthoessidae
Machaeracanthus cf. peracutus Newberry 1857 shark
Osteichthyes
 Arthrodira -
Brachythoraci indet. Gross 1932 armour-plated fish
Edrioasteroidea
 Edrioasterida - Rhenopyrgidae
  - Pyrgocystidae
Crinoidea
  -
Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily