Destombes Loc. 1236. Jbel Bou Legroun (western Tafilalt) 596 x 86 (Ordovician of Morocco)

Where: Morocco (31.5° N, 4.2° W: paleocoordinates 79.0° S, 99.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• 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. HornĂ½. 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 56178: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 14.11.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Corynexochida - Illaenidae
Illaenidae sp. Hawle and Corda 1847 trilobite
 Phacopida - Dalmanitidae
 Phacopida - Homalonotidae
Colpocoryphe sp. Novak and Perner 1918 trilobite
 Asaphida - Asaphidae
Asaphidae sp. Burmeister 1843 trilobite
 Hyolithida -
 Orthida - Euorthisinidae
 Euomphalina - Lesueurillidae
Lesueurilla prima Perner 1903 snail
 Bellerophontida - Tropidodiscidae
"Tropidodiscus pusillus" = Peruniscus pusillus
"Tropidodiscus pusillus" = Peruniscus pusillus Perner 1903 snail