Destombes Loc. 0985. Jbel et Khanntra (Ordovician of Morocco)

Where: Morocco (27.8° N, 11.4° W: paleocoordinates 82.2° S, 95.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cymatograptus protobalticus graptolite zone, Lower Member (Upper Fezouata Formation), Floian (477.7 - 470.0 Ma)

• Early Arenig

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, green, yellow, argillaceous shale and lithified limestone

• Predominantly shaly yellow-green argillites

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 56592: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 21.11.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Phacopida - Dalmanitidae
 Phacopida - Homalonotidae
Plaesiacomia sp. Hawle and Corda 1847 trilobite
Colpocoryphe sp. Novak and Perner 1918 trilobite
 Phacopida - Bathycheilidae
 Phacopida - Pliomeridae
Placoparia sp. Hawle and Corda 1847 trilobite
 Asaphida - Remopleurididae
Apatokephalus sp. Brögger 1896 trilobite
 Asaphida - Raphiophoridae
Ampyx sp. Dalman 1827 trilobite
Hyolitha
 Orthothecida -
? Nephrotheca sp. Marek 1966
 Hyolithida -
Pauxillites pauxillus
Pauxillites pauxillus meridionalis
Rhynchonellata
 Orthida - Heterorthidae
 Orthida - Euorthisinidae
 Orthida - Ranorthidae
Bivalvia
 Modiomorphida - Modiomorphidae
Tergomya
 Cyrtonellida - Carcassonnellidae
Graptolithina
 Graptoloida - Phyllograptidae
"Tetragraptus cf. approximatus" = Paratetragraptus approximatus
"Tetragraptus cf. approximatus" = Paratetragraptus approximatus Nicholson 1873 graptoloid
 Tetragrapta -
Tetragraptus quadribrachiatus Hall 1858 graptoloid
Tetragraptus reclinatus Elles and Wood 1902 graptoloid
Tetragraptus reclinatus ouserra
Eocrinoidea
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Stylophora
 Cornuta - Cothurnocystidae
 Mitrata - Kirkocystidae
Anatifopsis escandei
Anatifopsis escandei thorali