Chebket Mennouna, ML 628 (Carboniferous of Algeria)

Where: Algeria (31.4° N, 2.8° W: paleocoordinates 18.0° S, 2.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Hassi Kerma Formation, Bashkirian (323.2 - 315.2 Ma)

• Lower Bashkirian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone and lithified sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Marie Legrand-Blain

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

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 134938: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 18.10.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Stauriida - Aulophyllidae
Turbinatocaninia sp. Dobrolyubova 1970 horn coral
Koninckophyllum interruptum Thomson and Nicholson 1876 horn coral