13 km southeast of Khourigba (Cretaceous of Morocco)

Where: Tadla-Azilal, Morocco (32.8° N, 6.8° W: paleocoordinates 24.6° N, 7.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; phosphorite

• phosphate

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by G. Wouters

Collection methods: surface (float),

• Found in the talus along the road

Primary reference: J.-C. Rage and G. Wouters. 1979. DĂ©couverte du plus ancien palaeopheide (Reptilia, Serpentes) dans le Maestrichtien du Maroc [Discovery of the oldest palaeophid (Reptilia, Serpentes) in the Maastrichtian of Morocco]. GĂ©obios 12(2):293-296 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 136942: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 07.12.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Squamata - Mosasauridae
Mosasauridae indet. Gervais 1852 mosasaur
tooth
 Squamata - Palaeophiidae
Palaeophis sp. Owen 1841 snake
vertebra