Aït Athmane (level 6) (Jurassic of Morocco)

Where: Morocco (32.1° N, 4.4° W: paleocoordinates 26.8° N, 0.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Brodieia gradata ammonoid zone, Aït Athmane Formation, Variabilis (182.0 - 175.6 Ma)

• Samples are not numbered, so collections assigned sequential numbers

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified marl

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Repository: Département de Géologie de la Faculté des Sciences de Meknès

Primary reference: M. Benzaggagh, H. Khaffou, M. A. Salamon, T. Hssaida, M. El Ouali and B. Essafraoui. 2022. Ammonites du Toarcien du Haut Atlas central (Maroc). Annales de Paléontologie 108(102540) [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 228355: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 02.12.2022

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae
 Terebratulida - Loboidothyrididae
Sphaeroidothyris vari Rollier 1918
Sphaeroidothyris decipiens Deslongchamps 1873
 Terebratulida - Lobothyrididae
Lobothyris punctata Sowerby 1812
var. clevelandensis
Telothyris monleaui Almeras and Moulan 1982
Telothyris jauberti Deslongchamps 1863
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Hildoceratidae
Pseudocrassiceras sp. Rulleau and Jattiot 2019 ammonite
Pseudocrassiceras frantzi Reynes 1868 ammonite
Pseudocrassiceras bayani Dumortier 1874 ammonite