Foum el Mejez, Foum el Mejez Fm, Oued Ater Mmb. (Devonian to of Morocco)

Where: Morocco (32.7° N, 7.7° W: paleocoordinates 32.0° S, 0.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Oued Ater Member (Foum el Mejez Formation), Middle Famennian to Middle Famennian (370.6 - 360.7 Ma)

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal shelf; silty shale and sandstone

• open, bubtidal shelf

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: S. Eichholt, R. T. Becker, Z. S. Aboussalam, A. El Hassani, A. May, U. Jansen, A. Ernst and F. El Kamel. 2021. Devonian of the Mechra Ben Abbou region (Rehamna) – new data on the reef succession, microfacies, stratigraphy, and palaeogeography. Frontiers in Science and Engineering 10(2):109-152 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 221405: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 04.08.2021

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Rhynchonellata
 Rhynchonellida - Trigonirhynchiidae
 Rhynchonellida - Leiorhynchidae
 Rhynchonellida - Petasmariidae
 Rhynchonellida - Rozmanariidae
Leptoterorhynchus sp. Sartenaer 1998
 Spiriferida - Spiriferidae