Tt III (= Tt 3, TT-M958, TIOU-1), Tiout Section (Cambrian of Morocco)

Where: Ant-Atlas, Morocco (30.4° N, 8.7° W: paleocoordinates 63.5° S, 113.2° E)

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Daguinaspis trilobite zone, Amouslek Formation, Atdabanian (521.0 - 516.0 Ma)

• Was Tommotian-Atdabanian; Daguinaspis is latest Issendalenian = middle Atdabanian (PJW).

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; poorly lithified mudstone and unlithified conglomerate

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: cast

Collection methods: bulk,

• The Brevipelta chouberti valves are all similar in size showing comparable ages. No immature shells or trilobite remains present.

Primary reference: G. Geyer. 1994. A new obolellid brachiopod from the Lower Cambrian of Morocco. Journal of Paleontology 68(5):995-1002 [M. Patzkowsky/P. Borkow/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 96224: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 27.05.2010

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Taxonomic list

Brachiopoda
  - Mickwitziidae
Obolellata
 Obolellida - Obolellidae
Trilobita
 Redlichiida - Fallotaspididae
Daguinaspis sp. Hupe and Abadie 1950 trilobite
Daguinaspis abadiei Hupé 1953 trilobite
 Redlichiida - Saukiandidae
Resserops sp. Richter 1940 trilobite
 Redlichiida - Despujolsiidae