Achguig, Faunule 2 (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: gronbergi 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 150362: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 06.09.2013

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Lunulacardiidae
Gastropoda
 Euomphalina - Planitrochidae
Rotellomphalus tardus Perner 1903 snail
 Bellerophontida - Bucanellidae
Crenistriella sp. Knight 1945 snail
 Murchisoniina - Murchisoniidae
Murchisonia (Murchisonia) sp. d'Archiac and de Verneuil 1841 snail
 Pleurotomariida - Pleurotomariidae
Pleurotomariinae indet. Swainson 1840 snail
Cephalopoda
 Orthocerida - Geisonoceratidae
Temperoceras sp. Barskov 1960
 Bactritida - Bactritidae
 Pseudorthocerida - Pseudorthoceratidae
Neocycloceras sp. Flower and Caster 1935