SE Oued Temertasset, MOU-X (Carboniferous of Algeria)

Where: Algeria (26.6° N, 3.9° E: paleocoordinates 35.5° S, 6.7° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• 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 135476: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 26.10.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Goniatitida - Muensteroceratidae
Eurites doliaris Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Eurites permutus n. sp. Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Muensteroceras multitudum Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Pericyclidae
Ouaoufilalites creber Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Helicocyclus laxaris n. sp. Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Helicocyclus formosus n. sp. Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Helicocyclus inornatus n. sp. Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
Nodopericyclus circumnodosus n. gen. n. sp. Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Rotopericyclidae
Rotopericyclus wendti Korn et al. 2010 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Temertassetiidae
Kusinia falcifera Korn et al. 2010 ammonite