Destombes Loc. 0602. Bani plissé entre Taskala et Torkoz. (Ordovician of Morocco)

Also known as First Bani Grp, d'Igzert Fm., Anti-Atlas Mts., Morocco

Where: Morocco (28.6° N, 10.0° W: paleocoordinates 85.5° S, 76.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Linochitina pissotensis other zone, d’Igzert Formation (First Bani Group), Dobrotivian (460.9 - 457.5 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified, shelly/skeletal limestone

• Coquinoids

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: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 20973: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Phil Novack-Gottshall on 13.06.2002

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Primarily bivalve taxonomy and biostrat.
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Glyptarcidae
"? Glyptarca lusitanica" = Hemiprionodonta lusitanica
"? Glyptarca lusitanica" = Hemiprionodonta lusitanica Sharpe 1853 clam