Taibine, ML 661 (Carboniferous of Algeria)

Where: Algeria (26.6° N, 0.4° E: paleocoordinates 25.9° S, 0.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Hassi Taibine Gypsum Formation, Serpukhovian (330.9 - 323.2 Ma)

• Late Serpukhovian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified shale and lithified gypsum

• shale, gypsum and limestone

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 135029: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 19.10.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Stauriida - Palaeosmiliidae
Palaeosmilia murchisoni Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 horn coral