Foum Defili, ML 415 (Carboniferous to of Algeria)

Where: Algeria (28.9° N, 7.3° W: paleocoordinates 21.7° S, 4.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Djebel Ouarkziz Formation, Asbian to Asbian (339.4 - 326.4 Ma)

• lower part of the formation, "Late Visean"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

• limestone bed in limestone-shale and sandy shale alternations

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Marie Legrand-Blain

Primary reference: M. Aretz. 2011. Corals from the Carboniferous of the central Sahara (Algeria): the collection "Marie Legrand-Blain". Geodiversitas 33(4):581-624 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 134934: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 18.10.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Stauriida - Lithostrotionidae
Lithostrotion vorticale Parkinson 1808 horn coral