Hollard Mound slope, Hamar Laghdad (Devonian of Morocco)

Where: Morocco (31.4° N, 4.0° W: paleocoordinates 47.6° S, 20.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Costapolygnathus costatus-Tortodus australis conodont zone, Eifelian (393.3 - 387.7 Ma)

• Middle Eifelian (boundary beds of upper Costapolygnathus costatus and lower Tortodus australis zones)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: slope; lithified limestone

• hydrothermal vent deposit
• well-bedded nodular limestone surrounding the core facies of Hollard Mound

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: B. Berkowski and D. Weyer. 2012. Hamaraxonia, a new pseudocolumellate genus of Middle Devonian deep-water Rugosa (Anthozoa) from Morocco. Geologica Belgica 15(4):245-253 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 134860: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 17.10.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Stauriida - Cyathaxoniidae
Hamaraxonia africana n. gen. n. sp.
Hamaraxonia africana n. gen. n. sp. Berkowski and Weyer 2012 horn coral