Mud mound in First Reef cycle, T-bone Reef, Gor Uein Terguet, Tindouf Basin (Devonian of Morocco)

Also known as Reef 2883

Where: Sahara, Morocco (26.7° N, 10.3° W: paleocoordinates 46.3° S, 6.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Givetian (387.7 - 382.7 Ma)

• First of three reef cycles

•Lower Givetian, middle Givetian

•Mud mound is growing through the first limestone, the Calceola Marl and the second limestone

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; limestone

• Mud Mound, the core is a lime mud by clear sinous patches of the problematical stromatactis

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying, peel or thin section,

Primary reference: A. Dumestre and L. V. Illing. 1967. Middle Devonian Reefs in Spanish Sahara. International Symposium on the Devonian System 333-350 [W. Kiessling/F. Reichel/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 79549: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Falko Reichel on 13.03.2008

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Taxonomic list

Hypothyridia sp.
or Uncinulus sp.
 Athyridida - Meristellidae
 Atrypida - Atrypidae
? Desquamatia sp. Alekseeva 1960
 Rhynchonellida - Yunnanellidae
 Agoniatitida - Agoniatitidae
Agoniatites sp. Meek 1877 ammonite
 Agoniatitida - Werneroceratidae
 Agoniatitida - Anarcestidae
Anarcestes lateseptatus Beyrich 1837 ammonite
 Favositida - Pachyporidae
Thamnopora sp. Steininger 1831 tabulate coral
 Cystiphyllida - Fletcheriidae
Fletcheria sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 horn coral
 Stauriida - Laccophyllidae
Amplexocarinia sp. Soshkina 1928 horn coral