Destombes Loc. 0310. Cluse de Foum Zguid (= Foum Zguit) (Ordovician of Morocco)

Also known as Bed 310, Ktaoua Grp, Ktaoua Fm., Anti-Atlas Mountains, Morocco

Where: Morocco (30.1° N, 6.9° W: paleocoordinates 83.7° S, 82.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Ouaouglout Member (Lower Ktaoua Formation), Berounian (460.9 - 449.5 Ma)

• Guttierez et al. (2003): "Afloramiento de la base de la Fm. Ktaoua Inferior (base del Miembro Ouaouglout), atribuido previamente al techo de la Fm. Izegguirene ... o a la parte alta del Grupo Primer Bani"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified shale

• Pale shale

Size class: macrofossils

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 20964: 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
Dalmanitina sp. Reed 1905 trilobite
 Phacopida - Homalonotidae
Eohomalonotus sp. Reed 1918 trilobite
Hyolitha
 Hyolithida -
Bivalvia
 Protobranchia -
Nuculites sp. Conrad 1841 clam