Dome a Collenias, ML 481 (Carboniferous of Algeria)

Where: Algeria (27.3° N, 9.7° E: paleocoordinates 29.6° S, 9.1° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Assekaifaf Formation, Serpukhovian (330.9 - 323.2 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• limestone, sandstone and shale

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 135339: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 22.10.2012

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Stauriida - Lithostrotionidae
Lithostrotion decipiens McCoy 1849 horn coral
 Stauriida - Aulophyllidae
Clisiophyllum keyserlingi McCoy 1849 horn coral
Arachnolasma sp. Grabau 1922 horn coral
Koninckophyllum sp. Thomson and Nicholson 1876 horn coral