Foum Defili, ML 429 (Carboniferous of Algeria)

Where: Algeria (28.9° N, 7.3° W: paleocoordinates 19.9° S, 3.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Djebel Ouarkziz Formation, Serpukhovian (330.9 - 323.2 Ma)

• upper part of the formation, Late Serpukhovian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

• limestone bed in limestone-shale and sandy shale alternations

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Marie Legrand-Blain

Primary reference: M. Aretz. 2011. Corals from the Carboniferous of the central Sahara (Algeria): the collection "Marie Legrand-Blain". Geodiversitas 33(4):581-624 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 134935: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 18.10.2012

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Stauriida - Aulophyllidae
Dibunophyllum bipartitum McCoy 1849 horn coral