Destombes Loc. 1572. Thrift, west of Tissint between Foum Zguid & Tata (Ordovician of Morocco)

Where: Morocco (29.9° N, 7.0° W: paleocoordinates 78.7° S, 102.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Eremochitina baculata other zone, Middle Member (Upper Fezouata Formation), Arenig (478.6 - 466.0 Ma)

• Early Arenig

• formation-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. 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 56608: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 21.11.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Phacopida - Homalonotidae
Colpocoryphe sp. Novak and Perner 1918 trilobite
 Phacopida - Calymenidae
Prionocheilus sp. Rouault 1847 trilobite
 Phacopida - Bathycheilidae
Bathycheilus sp. Holub 1908 trilobite
 Modiomorphida - Modiomorphidae
 Protobranchia - Ctenodontidae
cf. Ctenodonta escosurae Sharpe 1853 clam
 Nuculida - Cardiolariidae
Praenucula sp. Pfab 1934 nut clam
 Bellerophontida -
Thoralispira laevis Thoral 1935 snail
 Cyrtonellida - Carcassonnellidae
Carcassonnella courtessolei Yochelson 1982
[entered as Carcassonnella coutessolei]