Filon Douze Tafilalt, P (Devonian of Morocco)

Where: Morocco (30.9° N, 4.1° W: paleocoordinates 48.0° S, 20.2° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pedavis patulus - Oneotus costatus conodont zone, Bou Tchrafine Group, Eifelian (393.3 - 387.7 Ma)

Environment/lithology: offshore shelf; lithified, gray, calcareous packstone and lithified, calcareous floatstone

• 1-m thick, massive, dark grey dacryoconarid packstone-floatstone that consists of two conspicuous fossil rich layers, see also Klug (2002)

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: recrystallized, original aragonite, replaced with calcite

Collected by Kröger in 2007; reposited in the MfN

Collection methods: surface (in situ), mechanical,

Primary reference: B. Kröger. 2008. Nautiloids before and during the ammonoid origin in a Siluro–Devonian section of the Tafilalt (Morocco). Special Papers in Palaeontology 79:1-110 [B. Kröger/B. Kröger]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 92077: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 28.10.2009

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Taxonomic list

 Orthocerida - Orthoceratidae
 Pseudorthocerida - Spyroceratidae
Diagoceras sp. Flower 1936
 Pseudorthocerida - Pseudorthoceratidae
 Oncocerida - Brevicoceratidae
Brevicoceras magnum Kröger 2008
Cerovoceras brevidomus Kröger 2008
Cerovoceras fatimi Kröger 2008
 Oncocerida - Nothoceratidae
Nothoceratidae sp. Fischer 1882