Echinodermata, Sahelian, Zurich (Miocene of Algeria)

Where: Algeria (36.5° N, 2.3° E: paleocoordinates 36.4° N, 2.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: coastal

Collection methods: mechanical,

Primary reference: A. Pomel. 1885. Paléontologie ou description des animaux fossiles de l'Algérie. Zoophytes. 2, Echinodermes. Adolphe Jourdan, Alger 1-344 [L. Villier/L. Villier]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 62359: authorized by Loic Villier, entered by Loic Villier on 19.07.2006

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Taxonomic list

Ophiuroidea
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Ophioma juliensis Pomel 1885 brittle star
Asteroidea
 Valvatida - Goniasteridae
Leptogonium mauritanicum Pomel 1885 sea star