Taberhout section, bed TB23 (Jurassic of Morocco)

Where: Morocco (32.3° N, 4.5° W: paleocoordinates 26.0° N, 2.1° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Pr. dilectum sensu ammonoid zone, Davoei (189.6 - 183.0 Ma)

• The layers studied in the present work are interpreted as the transition between the Aberdouz and Ouchbis formations.

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

• An uneven stack of layers ranging from 20 cm to 5 m in thickness, and composed of marls, limestones and calcareous gravity deposits with grains of quartz.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: S. Sarih, J. Dommergues, K. E. Hariri, J. Garcia, and A. Quiquerez. 2007. Pseudoskirroceras, a remarkable but poorly known Early Pliensbachian Tethyan ammonite genus: New data from the High Atlas (Morocco). Journal of African Earth Sciences 49:90-102 [A. Kocsis/L. Mulvey/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 197989: authorized by Adam Kocsis, entered by Laura Mulvey on 06.12.2018

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Taxonomic list

 Ammonitida - Hildoceratidae
Fuciniceras ex gr. volubile Fucini 1900 ammonite