Eurypterid-Associated Biota of the 'Shale in the High Atlas', Demnate, Morocco (Silurian of Morocco)

Where: Morocco (31.7° N, 7.0° W: paleocoordinates 83.3° S, 34.2° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Unnamed Formation, Aeronian (440.8 - 438.5 Ma)

• Zones 19 and 20 (Monograptus gregarius and M. convolutus).

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; shale

• "BA 3 or more offshore"
• "shale"

Primary reference: R. E. Plotnick. 1999. Habitat of Llandoverian-Lochkovian eurypterids. In A. J. Boucot, J. D. Lawson (eds.), Paleocommunities - a case study from the Silurian and Lower Devonian 106-136 [M. Foote/M. Foote/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 26985: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 11.11.2002

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Taxonomic list

Xiphosura
 Xiphosurida - Pterygotidae
Pterygotus sp. eurypterid
Graptolithina
 Bireclinata - Monograptidae
 Bireclinata - Normalograptidae