NW Oued Temertasset, A-321 (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-321, 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 135372: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 24.10.2012

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Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Goniatitida - Prionoceratidae
Imitoceras dimidium Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Pericyclidae
Helicocyclus formosus Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Pericyclus trochus Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Pericyclus circulus Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Pericyclus intercisus Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Temertassetiidae
Jerania persimilis Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Jerania sicilicula Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Temertassetia coarta Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Goniatitidae
Progoniatites pilus Korn et al. 2010 ammonite