Destombes Loc. 1078. Isk n'Brahim (E of Tazzarine) (Ordovician of Morocco)

Also known as Was: Second Bani Grp, Second Lower Bani Fm., Anti-Atlas Mts., Morocco

Where: Maïder, Morocco (30.7° N, 5.6° W: paleocoordinates 83.8° S, 70.1° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Upper Ktaoua Formation (Ktaoua Group), Kralodvorian (449.5 - 445.6 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, concretionary, calcareous shale

• marine; lithified, concretionary, calcareous 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 20968: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Phil Novack-Gottshall on 13.06.2002, edited by Pete Wagner

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Primarily mollusc taxonomy and biostrat., with others listed
 Phacopida - Homalonotidae
"Brongniartella marocana" = Brongniartella platynota marocana1 Destombes 1972 trilobite
Brongniartella platynota marocana
Calymenella (Calymenella) sp.2 Bergeron 1890 trilobite
 Asaphida - Trinucleidae
Trinucleidae indet.2 Hawle and Corda 1847 trilobite
 Euomphalina - Raphistomatidae
"? Lophospira debganensis" = Raphistoma debganensis2
"? Lophospira debganensis" = Raphistoma debganensis2 Horný 1997 snail
 Bellerophontida - Sinuitidae
Sinuites destombesi2 Horný 1997 snail