S Oued Temertasset, MOU-C1 (Carboniferous of Algeria)

Where: Algeria (26.6° N, 3.8° E: paleocoordinates 35.5° 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 MOU-C1, sample from one nodule horizon, Late Tournaisian, Helicocyclus-Ouaoufilalites assemblage

• 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 135399: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 24.10.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Goniatitida - Rotopericyclidae
? Rotopericyclus sp. Turner 1948 ammonite
Rotopericyclus wendti n. sp. Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Rotopericyclus rathi n. sp. Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Rotopericyclus kaufmanni n. sp. Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Rotopericyclus lubesederi n. sp. Korn et al. 2010 ammonite