Destombes Loc. 1320. East of Khabt el Hejar (E of Erfoud, Tafilalt) 630 x 92.5 (Ordovician of Morocco)

Where: Morocco (31.5° N, 4.2° W: paleocoordinates 78.9° S, 99.6° E)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified shale and lithified limestone

• shaly, micaceous argillites and rare sandstone beds. Typiccaly with bioturbation and presence of frequenct beds with fossiliferous nodules.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. J. Horný. 1997. Ordovician Tergomya and Gastropoda (Mollusca) of the Anti-Atlas (Morocco). Acta Musei Nationalis Pragae, Series B - Historia Naturalis 53(3-4):37-78 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 56176: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 14.11.2005

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Corynexochida - Illaenidae
Illaenidae "indet." Hawle and Corda 1847 trilobite
 Phacopida - Dalmanitidae
 Phacopida - Pliomeridae
Placoparia sp. Hawle and Corda 1847 trilobite
 Phacopida - Homalonotidae
Colpocoryphe sp. Novak and Perner 1918 trilobite
 Asaphida - Asaphidae
Asaphidae "indet." Burmeister 1843 trilobite
 Asaphida - Dionididae
Dionide sp. Barrande 1847 trilobite
 Lichida -
Lichida "indet." Moore 1959 trilobite
Ostracoda
 Beyrichiacea - Tetradellidae
 Palaeocopida -
Hyolitha
 Hyolithida -
Rhynchonellata
 Orthida - Euorthisinidae
Bivalvia
 Modiomorphida - Modiomorphidae
 Protobranchia - Ctenodontidae
cf. Ctenodonta escosurae Sharpe 1853 clam
 Nuculida - Praenuculidae
"Praenucula cf. sharpei" = Praenucula applanans
"Praenucula cf. sharpei" = Praenucula applanans Barrande 1881 clam
Gastropoda
 Euomphalina - Lesueurillidae
Lesueurilla prima Perner 1903 snail
 Bellerophontida - Sinuitidae
Selesinuites perneri Horný 1997 snail
Sinuites sowerbyi Perner 1903 snail
Cyrtodiscus nitidus Perner 1903 snail
 Bellerophontida - Tropidodiscidae
"Tropidodiscus pusillus" = Peruniscus pusillus
"Tropidodiscus pusillus" = Peruniscus pusillus Perner 1903 snail
Tergomya
 Cyrtonellida - Carcassonnellidae