Ikebrane, ML 511 (Carboniferous of Algeria)

Where: Algeria (27.0° N, 9.6° E: paleocoordinates 29.8° S, 8.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Oued Oubarakat Formation, Serpukhovian (330.9 - 323.2 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified limestone and lithified shale

• limestone beds in 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 135341: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 22.10.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

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