Jabal Zagwhan, Massif du poste optique, section 1, bed 24 (Jurassic of Tunisia)

Where: Tunisia (36.3° N, 10.1° E: paleocoordinates 24.6° N, 11.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Algovianum ammonoid zone, Bou Gabrine Formation, Margaritatus (189.6 - 183.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal; lithified, argillaceous limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: P. Faure, Y. Almeras, N. Sekatni and F. Zargouni. 2007. Le Pliensbachien de Jebel Zaghouan (Tunisie). Nouvelles données fauniques. Implications biostratigraphiques et paléobiogéographiques. Geodiversitas 29(4):473-506 [W. Kiessling/S. Jankowski]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 84283: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Sophie Jankowski on 06.10.2008

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Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Hildoceratidae
Arieticeras ex gr. algovianum Oppel 1862 ammonite
Leptaleoceras ex gr. accuratum Fucini 1931 ammonite
 Phylloceratida - Juraphyllitidae
"Meneghiniceras cf. eximius" = Juraphyllites (Meneghiniceras)
"Meneghiniceras cf. eximius" = Juraphyllites (Meneghiniceras) ammonite