Oum El Jerane A (Devonian of Morocco)

Where: Morocco (31.0° N, 4.2° W: paleocoordinates 32.8° S, 3.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Endosiphonites muensteri ammonoid zone, Late/Upper Famennian (364.7 - 360.7 Ma)

• Late Palmatolepis trachytera conodont zone

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal shelf; lithified packstone and lithified shale

• lenticular dark limestone (packstone) horizons, separated by thin shaly intercalations, sample A from the upper part

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

Primary reference: D. Korn, C. Klug, and A. Reisdorf. 2000. Middle Famennian ammonoid stratigraphy in the Amessoui Syncline (Late Devonian; eastern Anti-Atlas, Morocco). Travaux de l'Institut Scientifique Rabat, Serie Geologie et Geographie Physique 20:69-77 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135651: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 30.10.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Clymeniida - Cymaclymeniidae
Cymaclymenia sp. Hyatt 1884 ammonite
 Clymeniida - Cyrtoclymeniidae
Cyrtoclymenia sp. Hyatt 1884 ammonite
 Clymeniida - Rectoclymeniidae
Falciclymenia sp. Schindewolf 1923 ammonite
 Clymeniida - Kosmoclymeniidae
Kosmoclymenia sp. Schindewolf 1949 ammonite
 Clymeniida - Costaclymeniidae
Endosiphonites muensteri Ansted 1838 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Prionoceratidae
Prionoceras cf. divisum Munster 1832 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Posttornoceratidae
Discoclymenia cucullata von Buch 1832 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Sporadoceratidae
Erfoudites rherisensis Korn 1999 ammonite