Destombes Loc. 0899. Jbel Bou Ingarf (ENE of Zagora). (Ordovician of Morocco)

Also known as Ktaoua Grp, Jbel Amouguer Mbr, Ktaoua Fm., Anti-Atlas Mountains, Morocco

Where: Zagora, Morocco (30.4° N, 5.7° W: paleocoordinates 82.8° S, 87.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Assif bou Zeggarh Member (Lower Ktaoua Formation), Berounian (457.9 - 449.8 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore shelf; lithified siltstone and concretionary, silty siderite

• offshore shelf; concretionary, silty siderite and lithified siltstone.

Size classes: macrofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: C. Babin and J. Destombes. 1990. Les mollusques bivalves et rostroconches Ordoviciens de l’Anti-Atlas marocain: Intérêt paléogéographique de leur inventaire. Géologie Méditerranéenne 17:243-261 [A. Miller/P. Novack-Gottshall/P. Novack-Gottshall]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 20967: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Phil Novack-Gottshall on 13.06.2002

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Taxonomic list

• Primarily mollusc taxonomy and biostrat., with others listed
 Cyrtonellida - Cyrtolitidae
 Bellerophontida - Bucaniidae
Bucanopsina calypso Perner 1903 snail
 Bellerophontida - Plectonotidae
Tritonophon peeli Horný 1997 snail
 Beyrichiacea -
Beyrichiacea "sensu lato" Matthew 1886 ostracod
 Phacopida - Acastidae
 Phacopida - Dalmanitidae
 Phacopida - Homalonotidae
Plaesiacomia sp. Hawle and Corda 1847 trilobite
 Trinucleida - Trinucleidae
Trinucleidae indet. Hawle and Corda 1847 trilobite