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

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

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• sample MOU-A, bulk sample of various horizons, Late Tournaisian

• group of beds-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 135397: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 24.10.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Goniatitida - Prionoceratidae
Imitoceras strictum Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Imitoceras dimidium Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Prodromitidae
Acrocanites disparilis Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Muensteroceratidae
Muensteroceras subparallelum Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Follotites stelus Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Follotites folloti Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Follotites flexus Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Maxigoniatitidae
Dzhaprakoceras biconvexum Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Dzhaprakoceras vergum Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Dzhaprakoceras amplum Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Pericyclidae
Ouaoufilalites creber 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
Bouhamedites insalahensis Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Jerania jeranensis Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Jerania pusillens Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Jerania sicilicula Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Jerania subvexa Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Temertassetia coarta Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Temertassetia temertassetensis Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Goniatitidae
Habadraites weyeri Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Primogoniatites fundator n. gen. n. sp. Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Progoniatites globulus Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Progoniatites uncus Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
 Prolecanitida - Prolecanitidae
Becanites inflateralis Korn et al. 2010 ammonite