Tirechoumine, ML 579 (Carboniferous to of Algeria)

Where: Algeria (26.2° N, 1.9° E: paleocoordinates 31.4° S, 1.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Tirechoumine Formation, Chadian to Chadian (345.3 - 339.4 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified shale and lithified limestone

• shale with sandy shale, thin limestone interbeds

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 135035: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 19.10.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Stauriida -
Stereolasmatina indet. Hill 1981 horn coral
 Stauriida - Zaphrentoididae
Zaphrentoides sp. Shtukenberg 1895 horn coral
 Stauriida - Lophophyllidiidae
Lophophyllidium sp. Grabau 1928 horn coral