Destombes Loc. 1687. Bou Chrebeb (Ordovician of Morocco)

Also known as Loc. 1687, Z-5, Z-F25b

Where: Anti Atlas, Morocco (30.5° N, 5.7° W: paleocoordinates 76.7° S, 105.1° E)

When: Baltograptus jacksoni graptolite zone, Upper Fezouata Formation, Floian (477.7 - 470.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: basinal (); concretionary, nodular siltstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression

Primary reference: B. Kröger and B. Lefebvre. 2012. Palaeogeography and palaeoecology of early Floian (Early Ordovician) cephalopods from the Upper Fezouata Formation, Anti-Atlas, Morocco. Fossil Record 15(2):61-75 [B. Kröger/B. Kröger]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 166731: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 24.02.2015, edited by Pete Wagner

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• PJW: Data from Vidal (1998) was originally entered separately in PaleoDB collection 182906. I have merged the two, and rewritten 182906 to be a different locality.
Trilobita
 Phacopida - Cheiruridae
Cheiruridae indet.4 Hawle and Corda 1847 trilobite
Foulonia peregrina3 Dean 1966 trilobite
 Phacopida - Bathycheilidae
 Asaphida - Asaphidae
 Asaphida - Raphiophoridae
Ampyx priscus3 trilobite
Hyolitha
 Hyolithida -
Cavernolites senex4
was Cavernolites sp.
Polychaeta
  -
Machaeridia indet.4 scale worm
Bivalvia
 Modiomorphida - Modiomorphidae
Gastropoda
 Euomphalina - Lesueurillidae
Lesueurilla prima2 Perner 1903 snail
 Bellerophontida -
Thoralispira laevis2 Thoral 1935 snail
Tergomya
 Cyrtonellida - Carcassonnellidae
Cephalopoda
 Dissidocerida - Polymeridae
Polymeres sp. Murchison 1839
 Orthocerida - Baltoceratidae
Bactroceras sp. Holm 1898
 Ellesmerocerida - Bathmoceratidae
Bathmoceras australe Teichert 1939
 Ellesmerocerida - Rioceratidae
Rioceras sp. Flower 1964
 Discosorida - Apocrinoceratidae
Destombesiceras zagorense Kröger and Lefebvre 2012
 Endocerida - Proterocameroceratidae
Protocyptendoceras longicameratum Kröger and Lefebvre 2012
Graptolithina
  -
Eocrinoidea
  - Lingulocystidae
Lingulocystis sp.4 Thoral 1935
  -
Edrioasteroidea
  - Isorophinidae
Anedriophus moroccoensis4 Sumrall and Zamora 2011
  - Pyrgocystidae
Argodiscus espilezorum4 Sumrall and Zamora 2011
Stylophora
 Mitrata - Kirkocystidae
Scyphozoa
 Conulariida -
Conulariida indet.4 Miller and Gurley 1896 jellyfish
Rhopalocystis destombesi
  - Rhopalocystidae