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

Where: Algeria (26.6° N, 3.8° E: paleocoordinates 35.5° 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-C, Late Tournaisian, contains elements of the Lower Pericyclus-Progoniatites assemblage and the Helicocyclus-Ouaoufilalites assemblage

• 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 135404: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 24.10.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Goniatitida - Prionoceratidae
Triimitoceras tantulum Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
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
Eurites doliaris Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Eurites permutus Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Muensteroceras multitudum n. sp. Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Maxigoniatitidae
Dzhaprakoceras biconvexum Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Dzhaprakoceras vergum Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Pericyclidae
Ouaoufilalites creber Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Helicocyclus laxaris Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Helicocyclus inornatus Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Nodopericyclus deficerus Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Temertassetiidae
Jerania subvexa Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Kusinia falcifera Korn et al. 2010 ammonite