Tabainout mud mound complex, massive core facies (Carboniferous to of Morocco)

Where: Morocco (32.9° N, 5.8° W: paleocoordinates 19.3° S, 0.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Asbian to Asbian (339.4 - 326.4 Ma)

• Late Asbian-Late Brigantian, Cf6γ-Cf6δ foraminiferal zones

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified limestone

• massive core facies (predominantly lime mudstone and sparse wackestone, with peloidal microbial fabrics and stromatactis cavity networks with geopetal sediment)

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: I. D. Somerville, S. Rodriguez, I. Said and P. Cozar. 2012. Mississippian coral assemblages from Tabainout mud-mound complex, Khenifra area, central Morocco. Geologica Belgica 15(4):308-316 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 134864: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 18.10.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Tetrataxoidea - Tetrataxidae
Tetrataxis sp. Ehrenberg 1854
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
 Favositida - Micheliniidae
Michelinia sp. de Koninck 1841 tabulate coral
 Stauriida - Amplexidae
Amplexus sp. Sowerby 1814 horn coral
 Stauriida - Axophyllidae
Axophyllum aff. pseudokirsopianum Semenoff-Tian-Chansky 1974 horn coral