Llanvirn section, Tachilla Fm., Anti-Atlas Mountains, Morocco (Ordovician of Morocco)

Where: Morocco (30.0° N, 8.5° W: paleocoordinates 82.5° S, 88.5° E)

When: Tachilla Formation, Oretanian (466.0 - 460.9 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified, micaceous, sandy shale

• Sandy, micaceous, light shale

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

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 20986: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Phil Novack-Gottshall on 13.06.2002

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Taxonomic list

• Primarily bivalve and rostroconch taxonomy and biostrat., with others listed
Trilobita
 Corynexochida - Illaenidae
Ectillaenus sp. Salter 1867 trilobite
 Odontopleurida - Odontopleuridae
Selenopeltis sp. Hawle and Corda 1847 trilobite
 Phacopida - Dalmanitidae
Zeliszkella sp. Delo 1935 trilobite
 Phacopida - Homalonotidae
Colpocoryphe sp. Novak and Perner 1918 trilobite
Eohomalonotus sp. Reed 1918 trilobite
 Phacopida - Calymenidae
Neseuretus sp. Hicks 1873 trilobite
 Phacopida - Bathycheilidae
Bathycheilus sp. Holub 1908 trilobite
 Asaphida - Asaphidae
Ogygiocaris sp. Angelin 1854 trilobite
Graptolithina
 Graptoloida -
 Panreclinata - Dichograptidae
Didymograptus sp. McCoy 1851 graptoloid
Diploporita
 Aristocystitoida - Aristocystitidae
Calix sp. Rouault 1878