Ounila valley, near Irheris, High Atlas (Jurassic of Morocco)

Where: Morocco (31.3° N, 7.1° W: paleocoordinates 24.9° N, 7.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Sinemurian (199.3 - 190.8 Ma)

• Upper Lotharingian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: replaced with silica

Collection methods: Material described by Dubar (1942)

Primary reference: G. A. Cooper. 1983. The Terebratulacea (Brachiopoda) Triassic to Recent: a study of the brachidia (loops). Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 50:1-290 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135542: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 28.10.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Terebratulida - Plectoconchidae
Merophricus moreti Dubar 1942