El Atrous East (Devonian of Morocco)

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

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Famennian (370.6 - 364.7 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal shelf; lithified limestone

• debrite unit above 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 135658: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 31.10.2012

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Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Clymeniida - Cyrtoclymeniidae
Cyrtoclymenia sp. Hyatt 1884 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Sporadoceratidae
"Sporadoceras orbiculare" = Sporadoceras muensteri
"Sporadoceras orbiculare" = Sporadoceras muensteri von Buch 1832 ammonite