Takhbtit (Devonian of Morocco)

Where: Morocco (31.0° N, 4.1° W: paleocoordinates 35.5° S, 6.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Platyclymenia annulata ammonoid zone, Middle Famennian (370.6 - 364.7 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal shelf; lithified packstone

• thin black ammonoid packstone directly overlying the crinoid limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

Primary reference: D. Korn, C. Klug, and A. Reisdorf. 2000. Middle Famennian ammonoid stratigraphy in the Amessoui Syncline (Late Devonian; eastern Anti-Atlas, Morocco). Travaux de l'Institut Scientifique Rabat, Serie Geologie et Geographie Physique 20:69-77 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135655: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 31.10.2012

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Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Clymeniida - Carinoclymeniidae
 Clymeniida - Platyclymeniidae
Trigonoclymenia sp. Schindewolf 1934 ammonite
"Platyclymenia subnautilina" = Platyclymenia (Platyclymenia) subnautilina Sandberger 1855 ammonite
Platyclymenia annulata Munster 1832 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Prionoceratidae
Prionoceras frechi Wedekind 1913 ammonite
Prionoceras divisum Munster 1832 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Sporadoceratidae
Erfoudites zizensis Korn 1999 ammonite