NW Oued Temertasset, A-264 (Carboniferous of Algeria)

Where: Algeria (26.7° N, 3.8° E: paleocoordinates 35.4° S, 6.6° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Argiles de Teguentour Formation, Tournaisian (358.9 - 346.7 Ma)

• sample A-264, Late Tournaisian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified claystone and lithified limestone

• claystone with thin limestone intercalations or lenticular noduls

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

Primary reference: D. Korn, J. Bockwinkel, and V. Ebbighausen. 2010. The ammonoids from the Argiles de Teguentour of Oued Temertasset (early Late Tournaisian; Mouydir, Algeria). Fossil Record 13(1):35-152 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135369: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 24.10.2012

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Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Goniatitida - Prionoceratidae
Triimitoceras tantulum n. sp. Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Imitoceras strictum Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Maxigoniatitidae
Dzhaprakoceras vergum Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Pericyclidae
Pericyclus trochus Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Pericyclus circulus Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Pericyclus intercisus Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Temertassetiidae
Jerania jeranensis Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Jerania persimilis Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Jerania sicilicula Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Jerania subvexa Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Temertassetia decorata Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Goniatitidae
Progoniatites pilus Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Progoniatites uncus Korn et al. 2010 ammonite