"Hollard Mound", Hamar Laghdad (Devonian to of Morocco)

Where: Morocco (31.4° N, 4.1° W: paleocoordinates 45.9° S, 18.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Eifelian to Eifelian (393.3 - 382.7 Ma)

• Eifelian-Givetian: second generation of Hamar Laghdad mounds

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: slope; lithified limestone

• hydrocarbon-vent deposit, with chemosynthetic bivalves and worm tubes in the mound core facies

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: B. Berkowski. 2006. Vent and mound rugose coral associations from the Middle Devonian of Hamar Laghdad (Anti-Atlas, Morocco). Geobios 39:155-170 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 82034: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 21.07.2008

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Stauriida - Amplexidae
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
 Heteroconchia -
Anomalodesmata indet. Dall 1889 clam
Brachiopoda indet. Cuvier 1805
Trilobita indet. Walch 1771 trilobite