Destombes Loc. 0011. Jbel Abbas près de Sidi bou et Twama (Ordovician to of Morocco)

Also known as Bed 11, Ktaoua Grp, d'Agadir-Tissint Mbr, Ktaoua Fm., Anti-Atlas, Morocco

Where: Morocco (30.1° N, 6.1° W: paleocoordinates 83.9° S, 79.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: d'Agadir-Tissint Member (Lower Ktaoua Formation), Caradoc to Caradoc (460.9 - 443.7 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, gray, green shale

• Grey-green shale

Size classes: macrofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: C. Babin and J. Destombes. 1990. Les mollusques bivalves et rostroconches Ordoviciens de l’Anti-Atlas marocain: Intérêt paléogéographique de leur inventaire. Géologie Méditerranéenne 17:243-261 [A. Miller/P. Novack-Gottshall/P. Novack-Gottshall]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 20961: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Phil Novack-Gottshall on 13.06.2002

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Taxonomic list

• Primarily mollusc taxonomy and biostrat., with others listed
unclassified
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Trilobita
 Phacopida - Acastidae
Kloucekia sp. Delo 1935 trilobite
 Phacopida - Dalmanitidae
Eudolatites sp. Delo 1935 trilobite
Polychaeta
  -
Plumulites sp. Barrande 1872 scale worm
Bivalvia
 Nuculida - Praenuculidae
Praenucula sp. Pfab 1934 clam
 Protobranchia -
? Palaeoneilo sp. Hall and Whitfield 1869 clam
Rhizopodea
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Chitinozoa
 Prosamatifera - Conochitinidae
Conochitina sp. Eisenack 1931