Tabainout mud mound complex, supramound shales (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: perireef or subreef; lithified shale and lithified marl

• yellow and greenish shales, marls and thin interbedded bioclastic limestone bands and nodules

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 134933: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 18.10.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Crinoidea
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Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
Anthozoa
 Auloporida - Syringoporidae
Syringopora sp. Goldfuss 1826 tabulate coral
 Favositida - Micheliniidae
Michelinia sp. de Koninck 1841 tabulate coral
 Stauriida - Antiphyllidae
Claviphyllum sp. Hudson 1942 horn coral
Rotiphyllum sp. Hudson 1942 horn coral
Bradyphyllum sp. Grabau 1928 horn coral
 Stauriida - Cyathaxoniidae
Cyathaxonia cornu Michelin 1846 horn coral
 Stauriida - Amplexidae
Amplexus sp. Sowerby 1814 horn coral