Dobrotivian section, Tachilla Fm., Anti-Atlas Mts., Morocco (Ordovician of Morocco)

Where: Morocco (28.0° N, 8.0° W: paleocoordinates 85.1° S, 97.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Tachilla Formation, Dobrotivian (460.9 - 457.5 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: transition zone or lower shoreface; lithified sandstone

• Sandstone

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 20974: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Phil Novack-Gottshall on 13.06.2002

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Taxonomic list

• Primarily bivalve taxonomy and biostrat.
Bivalvia
 Nuculida - Cardiolariidae
Cardiolaria sp. Munier-Chalmas 1876 clam