Hammada du Guir (Cretaceous to of Morocco)

Where: Er Rachidia, Morocco (31.3° N, 3.8° W: paleocoordinates 18.0° N, 3.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Kem Kem Formation, Albian to Albian (113.0 - 93.9 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: estuary or bay; red sandstone

• "estuarine sandstones"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by Clariond in 1948

Collection methods: surface (float), surface (in situ),

Primary reference: R. Lavocat. 1948. Découverte de Crétacé à Vertébrés dans le soubassement de la Hammada du Guir (Sud marocain) [Discovery of Cretaceous with vertebrates in the basement of Hammada du Guir (southern Morocco)]. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences à Paris 226:1291-1292 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 59777: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 11.04.2006

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Pristiformes - Pristidae
Onchopristis numidus Haug 1905 sawfish
Osteichthyes
 Dipnoi - Ceratodontidae
Ceratodus sp. Agassiz 1838 lungfish
two species
Reptilia
 Theropoda -
 Loricata -
Crocodylia indet. crocodilian