Ain Lorma 1 (Miocene to of Morocco)

Where: Morocco (33.9° N, 6.3° W: paleocoordinates 33.8° N, 6.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tortonian to Tortonian (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; claystone and marl

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: A. Lauriat-Rage, A. B. Moussa, J.-P. Piquet and J.-P. Saint Martin. 1977. The bivalvia (Mollusca) from the Upper Miocene of the Sais Basin (Southern Rifian Corridor, Morocco). Palaeobiogeography and paleoecology. [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 173166: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 11.09.2015

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
Striarca lactea, "Anadara (Anadara) diluvii" = Scapharca (Scapharca) diluvii
"Anadara (Anadara) diluvii" = Scapharca (Scapharca) diluvii Lamarck 1805 clam
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
"Glycymeris (Glycymeris) glycymeris" = Glycymeris glycymeris, Glycymeris (Glycymeris) sp.
"Glycymeris (Glycymeris) glycymeris" = Glycymeris glycymeris Linnaeus 1758 clam
Glycymeris (Glycymeris) sp. da Costa 1778 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Flabellipecten fraterculus Sowerby in Smith 1841 scallop
"Amusium (Amusium) cristatum" = Cristatopecten cristatum Bronn 1827 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Limea (Limea) strigilata Brocchi 1814 file clam
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Anomia (Anomia) ephippium Linnaeus 1758 jingle
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Modiolus (Modiolus) sp. Lamarck 1799 mussel
 Carditida - Carditidae
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
 Cardiida - Glossidae
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Venus (Ventricoloidea) multilamella Lamarck 1818 venus clam
Timoclea (Timoclea) ovata Pennant 1777 venus clam
Pitar (Pitar) rudis Poli 1795 venus clam
Gouldia (Gouldia) minima Montagu 1803 venus clam
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
Tellina (Serratina) serrata Renier 1804 tellin clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Laevicardium sp. Swainson 1840 cockle
"Cardium (Bucardium) hians" = Bucardium cockle
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nucula (Nucula) nucleus Linnaeus 1758 nut clam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
 Protobranchia - Yoldiidae